Search Results for: blastomycosis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atypical mycobacterial infections

…by atypical mycobacteria, deep fungi such as sporotrichosis, blastomycosis, and coccidioidomycosis, other bacteria such as tuberculosis, spirochetal bacteria such as syphilis, noninfectious inflammatory diseases such as halogenodermas, and by neopla…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…fungal spores in a multinucleate histiocyte. = South American blastomycosis The findings pictured at scanning magnification are typical of infection by either a deep fungus or an atypical mycobacterium. The spore of South American blastomycosis shown…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…mas of infectious cause, as is witnessed in chromomycosis and blastomycosis. HYPERGRANULOSIS [Gk. hyper (over) + L. granulum (small grain) + Gk. –osis (condition)]: Increased thickness of the granular zone of an epidermis, surface and/or infund…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Deep fungal infections

…ations clinical Depend on the causative agent: North American blastomycosis, caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis, presents itself either as a primary cutaneous disease similar to sporotrichosis or as a chronic systemic disease with widespread verrucou…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

…eishmaniasis Deep fungal infections, e.g., sporotrichosis and blastomycosis, tuberculosis cutis, and infection by atypical mycobacteria may be indistinguishable Chronic cutaneous leishmaniasis Lupus vulgaris may be indistinguishable Disseminated aner…