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Chromoblastomycosis

Medical Mycology

Subcutaneous Mycoses

  1. Philippe Esterre DVM PhD MSc Head of Plasmodium Chemoresistance

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0145

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Esterre, P. 2010. Chromoblastomycosis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Reference Center (CNRCP), Institut Pasteur de Guyane, French Guiana, South America

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    History
  • 2
    Ecology and Epidemiology
  • 3
    Mycology
  • 4
    Identification
  • 5
    Clinical Presentations of Chromoblastomycosis
  • 6
    Histopathology
  • 7
    Immunology and Serology
  • 8
    Laboratory Diagnosis
  • 9
    Treatment
  • 10
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • chromoblastomycosis;
  • chromoblastomycosis-non-contagious, chronic, fungal infection of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues;
  • Fonsecaea pedrosoi-colonies, olivaceous–black, slow growth rate;
  • chromoblastomycosis-clinical presentations;
  • satellite lesions, from autoinoculation on account of lesion scratching;
  • Cladophialophora carrionii forms conidia in acropetal, occasionally branched, chains;
  • Phialophora verrucosa-sequentially forming conidia at orifice of phialides;
  • new oral compound, terbinafine-pheoid fungal infections