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.

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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Disseminated cutaneous sporotrichosis can be acquired from skin inoculation or inhalation of the fungus.
Less frequently, the disease extends from the inoculation site to regional lymph nodes along the lymphatic vessels, mimicking the clinical appearance of cutaneous sporotrichosis (20).
Sporotrichosis is a subcutaneous/systemic fungal infection caused by dimorphic fungus sporothrix schenckii.
A cluster of sporotrichosis cases occurred in the Busselton-Margaret River region of Western Australia from 2000 to 2003.
Sporotrichosis is an emerging zoonosis in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
On the other hand, deep fungal infections like sporotrichosis and chromomycosis were thought off.
Without facilities for further fungal diagnostic work in Lao PDR, but with a probable clinical diagnosis of sporotrichosis, we sent one of the excised lesions to Taiwan for molecular analysis by previously described methods (1,2).
The resulting disease produces lesions resembling those of sporotrichosis, tularemia, nocardiosis, and blastomycosis.
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.
Hence, they may be confused with TB verrucosa cutis, leprosy, squamous cell carcinoma, sporotrichosis, and palmar-plan tar psoriasis.
9) The manufacturer recommends the test not to be employed as the exclusive diagnostic tool in patients with histoplasmosis, since cross-reactions may occur with blastomycosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, penicilliosis, sporotrichosis, coccidioidomycosis (less frequently), and aspergillosis (rarely).