Subacute or chronic fungal infection due to Sporothrix schenckii
Most frequent; least severe deep mycosis
Typically presents as pustules or papules that progress to form a subcutaneous...
History of typical exposure: minor cutaneous trauma handling plant material
Zoonotic transmission (animal to human) follows animal scratches or bites from cats, armadillos, rodents, ho...
Local heat helps cutaneous/lymphocutaneous lesions. Apply 42–43°C daily for weeks, 72% cure rate (2)[B].
Keep cutaneous lesions clean.
Repeated drainage of infected joints
Check for compliance with long-term drug therapy (continue potassium iodide 1 to 2 months after lesions heal).
Monitor hepatic enzymes periodical...
Aung AK, Teh BM, McGrath C, et al. Pulmonary sporotrichosis: case series and systematic analysis of literature on clinico-radiological patterns and management outcomes. Med Mycol. ...
B42.9 Sporotrichosis, unspecified
B42.1 Lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis
B42.7 Disseminated sporotrichosis
B42.89 Other forms of sporotrichosis
B42.82 Sporotrichosis arthritis
B42.0 Pulmonary spor...
Consider cutaneous/lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis in individuals with a history of contact with soil who present with characteristic cutaneous lesions.
Disseminated sporotrichosis may d...
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