chromoblastomycosis


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Noun1.chromoblastomycosis - a fungal infection characterized by itchy warty nodules on the skin
blastomycosis - any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
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Soft tissue fungal infections have also been documented among persons who were not directly injured during a disaster but who sustained minor trauma while performing post-disaster tasks: in Texas after Hurricane Ike in 2008, chromoblastomycosis was diagnosed in 3 patients, all of whom had histories of cancer and all of whom described clearing brush and fallen trees near their homes after the storm (8).
NOXAFIL is indicated for use in treating invasive aspergillosis, fusariosis, chromoblastomycosis, mycetoma and coccidioidomycosis in adult patients with refractory disease or who are intolerant of certain commonly used antifungal agents.
Posaconazole has also shown effectiveness against nonmeningeal coccidioidomycosis (80% response rate), zygomycosis (71% response rate), cryptococcus (48% response rate), fusarium (46% response rate), candida (52% response rate), chromoblastomycosis (82% response rate), pseudallescheria (43% response rate), histoplasmosis (100% response rate), and hyphomycosis (80% success rate), Dr.