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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…

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

…ion. Note that dauther-cells are much smaller than mother-cells. Grocott’s stain, 1000x. [Copyright: ©2013 Jeunon et al.] In sporotrichosis, the fungus is not found in tissue in approximately 65% of cases [14]. Actually, in endemic areas of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Deep fungal infections

…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 verrucous and vegetative plaques. Chromomycosis, caused by…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atypical mycobacterial infections

…erium ulcerans, it may be impossible to distinguish clinically among infections by atypical mycobacteria, deep fungi such as sporotrichosis, blastomycosis, and coccidioidomycosis, other bacteria such as tuberculosis, spirochetal bacteria such as…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…0.17.18B: Blastomycosis 10.17.18C: Cryptococcosis 10.17.18D: Paracoccidioidomycosis 10.17.18E: Coccidioidomycosis 10.17.18F: Sporotrichosis 10.17.18G: Rhinosporidiosis 10.17.18H: Chromomycosis 10.17.18I: Lobomycosis 10.17.18J: Protothecosis…

A verrucous plaque on the lower leg

A verrucous plaque on the lower leg

…y the diagnosis is not specific and may be misdiagnosed with other infectious conditions such as Mycobacteria infections and sporotrichosis, as well as neoplastic conditions (squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma and keratoacanthoma)….