Search Results for: chromomycosis

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Deep Fungal Infections

Cutaneous and subcutaneous lesions, usually nodules, that have become keratotic, crusted, and ulcerated as a consequence of infection by a variety of deep fungi, i.e., fungi situated in the dermis and subcutis, some of which may be disseminated to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…lymphocytes and plasma cells, and brown spores in a multinucleate macrophage = Chromomycosis In a fully developed lesion of chromomycosis, such as the one shown, organisms are present in histiocytes, especially multinucleate ones. At an earlier…

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

…asmosis. Numerous small yeasts inside the cytoplasm of hystiocytes. H&E, 400 and 1000x. [Copyright: ©2013 Jeunon et al.] Chromomycosis is easily differentiated from lobomycosis because the yeasts are pigmented, and reproduction is done by…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Phaeohyphomycosis

…aceous (black) fungi may be present as yeasts, hyphae, and pseudohyphae in abscesses. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Chromomycosis shows characteristic cells (medlar bodies) in tissue. Laboratory confirmation Culture reveals growth of a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atypical mycobacterial infections

…- and multiple-budding spores that resemble a mariner’s wheel of paracoccidioidomycosis, the dark brown oval spores of chromomycosis that have been compared to copper pennies, the groups and chains of round spores connected to one another by…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Deep fungal infections

…taneous disease similar to sporotrichosis or as a chronic systemic disease with widespread verrucous and vegetative plaques. Chromomycosis, caused by Fonsecaea pedrosoi, Fonsecaea compacta, Phialophora verrucosa, Rhinocladiella aquaspersa, and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Perforating Diseases?

…nulare Necroiosis lipoidica diabeticorum Rheumatoid nodule Sarcoid Lichen nitidus Infectious granuloma (i.e., botryomycosis, chromomycosis) Perforating Monsel’s granuloma Perforating stitch granuloma Elimination of Calcified Material…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…s observed in sarcoidosis, and for vegetations that represent suppurative granulomas of infectious cause, as is witnessed in chromomycosis and blastomycosis. HYPERGRANULOSIS [Gk. hyper (over) + L. granulum (small grain) + Gk. –osis…