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Lobomycosis

Medical Mycology

Subcutaneous Mycoses

  1. Sinésio Talhari PhD1,
  2. Roger Pradinaud2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0150

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Talhari, S. and Pradinaud, R. 2010. Lobomycosis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Amazonas, Chief, Department of Tropical Dermatology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine, Manaus, Brazil

  2. 2

    Centre Hospitalier Andree Rosemon, Service de Dermatologie, Cayenne, Cedex, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Ethnic Background
  • 2
    Occupational Exposure and Inoculation
  • 3
    Clinical Features
  • 4
    Evolution and Prognosis
  • 5
    Diagnosis
  • 6
    Immunology
  • 7
    Treatment
  • 8
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • obomycosis or blastomycosis queloidiforme;
  • Lobomycosis-described in dolphins;
  • clear gender predilection-with 90 percent reported in men;
  • isolated and confluent keloid-like lesions;
  • occupational exposure and inoculation;
  • Lobomycosis-variably sized dermal nodules, lenticular or in plaques;
  • histopathology-pathognomonic;
  • patients with Lobo's disease-normal humoral immunity but partial cellular immune deficiency