Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Treatment

…thomas, growths such as sarcomas, and even infections such as lobomycosis. If the lesion is symptomatic. If the lesion is not improving with multiple intralesional corticosteroid injections. If the lesion requires surgical excision or intralesional c…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

…chiff, 400 and 1000x. [Copyright: ©2013 Jeunon et al.] Answer Lobomycosis (Jorge Lobo’s disease) Discussion Lobomycosis is a chronic infectious granulomatous disease of the dermis and hypodermis caused by the fungus Lacazia loboi [1,2]. There is no i…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Nodules on the right ear

…X). [Copyright: ©2011 Talhari et al.]   Answer Localized lobomycosis Discussion Lobomycosis, described by Jorge Lobo, is a deep chronic cutaneous, non-life threatening mycosis restricted to areas of the Amazon, a region characterized by tropical…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atypical mycobacterial infections

…cted to one another by short tubes of keloidal blastomycosis (lobomycosis), and the large thick-walled spores of coccidioidomycosis that contain endospores. The huge sporangia seen to harbor hundreds of round spores in rhinosporidiosis also are disti…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…osporidiosis 10.17.18H: Chromomycosis 10.17.18I: Lobomycosis 10.17.18J: Protothecosis 10.17.18K: Aspergillosis 10.17.18L: Candidiasis 10.17.18M: Actinomycosis 10.17.18N: Nocardiosis 10.17.18O: Phyco…