sporotrichosis


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spo·ro·tri·cho·sis

 (spôr′ə-trĭ-kō′sĭs)
n.
A chronic infectious disease of domestic mammals and humans, characterized by nodules or ulcers in the lymph nodes and skin and caused by a saprophytic or parasitic fungus of the genus Sporothrix, especially S. schenckii, commonly found in soil and wood.
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sporotrichosis

(ˌspɔːrəʊtrɪˈkəʊsɪs; ˌspɒ-)
n
a skin infection caused by spores
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Noun1.sporotrichosis - a chronic fungal infection of the skin and lymph nodes
fungal infection, mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
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Other diagnoses include cutaneous leishmaniasis, as occurred for 2 of the soldiers, as well as diffuse leishmaniasis, chromomycosis, sporotrichosis, lepromatous or tuberculoid dimorphic leprosy, mycetoma, phaeohyphomycosis, pyoderma, Kaposi sarcoma, sarcoidosis, keloid scars, histiocytosis of Langerhans cells, melanoma, dermatofibrosarcoma, lymphoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and cutaneous metastases (3,17,40,41).
Differential diagnoses at this stage based on the hard facial swelling was tooth root abscess, nasosinal or maxillary gingival neoplasia (such as fibrosarcoma, adenocarcinoma, lymphoma) while presence of unilateral hemopurulent ocular and nasal discharges were suspicious for a more granulomatous disease such as sporotrichosis, cyptococcosis, aspergillosis or foreign body induced inflammatory granuloma.
Differential diagnoses include, depending on the phase of the disease, anthrax, atypical mycobacteriosis, cowpox, pseudocowpox (Milker's nodule), pyoderma, herpetic whitlow, tularemia, keratoacanthoma, fish-tank granuloma, and sporotrichosis [1, 2, 8].
Infections that can mimic PG include atypical mycobacterial ulcers, cutaneous tuberculosis, cutaneous leishmaniasis, sporotrichosis, and other deep fungal infections shown in Table 2 [6, 14, 17].
N Classification of cutaneous Diagnostic considerations tuberculosis 1 Exogenous Tuberculosis sporotrichosis, leishmaniasis, cutaneous chancre atypical mycobacteriosis, Tuberculosis syphilis, cat scratch disease and tularemia Tuberculosis paracoccidioidomycosis, verrucosa cutis leishmaniasis, sporotrichosis, tuberculosis verrucosa and chromomycosis.
Amphotericin B is the preferred drug for disseminated/severe fungal diseases including cryptococcosis, coccidioidomycosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, blastomycosis, mucormycosis (zygomycosis) for induction therapy, and sporotrichosis [4, 5].
Pulmonary sporotrichosis is a rare disease caused by Sporothrix schenckii [1].
Common clinical differential diagnoses of skin TB include cutaneous leishmaniasis, leprosy, atypical mycobacterial infections, fungal infections like chromomycosis and sporotrichosis and sarcoidosis.
Other diseases presenting as discharging sinuses in children are actinomycosis, botryomycosis, nocardiosis, and sporotrichosis. Sinuses of actinomycosis and nocardiosis usually discharge granules; botryomycosis is associated with subcutaneous nodules and large verrucous lesions; and in sporotrichosis, ascending chain of nodules develops along the skin lymphatic channels.
In this study, we used 22 serum samples from patients with the chronic form of paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM), 12 with histoplasmosis (H), 12 with aspergillosis (A), 2 with sporotrichosis (S), and 8 with tuberculosis (Tb).
Hence, they may be confused with TB verrucosa cutis, leprosy, squamous cell carcinoma, sporotrichosis, and palmar-plan tar psoriasis.