Disease Information for Chromoblastomycosis/chromomycosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Distribution/lower extremity
Feet/toes itching
Ground itch Skin invasion pruritis
Hyperkeratotic foot/plantar lesion
Indurated lesion/base
Large/fungating/verrucous/papillomatous/violaceous lsn
Linear streaking/skin/extremity
Palmar keratosis
Plantar hyperkeratosis/sign
Pruritic/itching rash
Pruritis Itching
Satellite lesion/skin sign
Serpentine Local Rash Track
Skin lesion itches
Skin nodules/Subcutaneous nodules
Subcutaneous linear multiple nodules
Subcutaneous nodules
Subcutaneous/induration/anchored tissues
Ulcerations/skin
Hypertrophic lymphatics/subcutaneous/signs
Indurated lymphatics/extremity/regional
Lymphedema of one leg
Thigh Muscle Mass
Chronically ill patient/signs
Otherwise well Isolated problem
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Agricultural Tropics Worker Verrucous Foot
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Course/Indolent
Demographics & Risk Factors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Tropical climate/zone
Population Group
Man
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Coffee plantation worker/exposure
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult/all
Population/Forties adult
Population/Male
Population/Man patient
Population/Thirties adult
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Cladospoum carrionii fungus isolation
Microlab/Fonsecaea pedrosoi fungus isolation
Microlab/Fungus culture positive/Saborauds
Microlab/Hormdendrun pedrosoi isolation
Microlab/KOH prep abnormal
Microlab/Phialophora verrucosa fungus isolation
Microlab/Spheres/thick capsules/septate/pigmented
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Skin biopsy/Granuloma, non-caseating
PATH/Hyphae in tissue
PATH/Silver stain abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Abdominal actinomycosis
Actinomycosis
Sporotrichosis
Associated Disease & Complications
Chromoblastomycosis/Chromomycosis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Endemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Fungus (category)
AGENT/Spore former fungus/enters skin breaks
AGENT/Spore/endocyst forming organism (ex)
AGENT/Lymphatic spreading infection
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Secondary bacterial lesion infection
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Absorbed/skin/eyes/mucous membranes contact
Synonyms
Synonym
Chromoblastomycoses, Chromoblastomycosis, Chromoblastomycosis (disorder), Chromomycoses, chromomycosis, Chromomycosis (disorder), Chromomycosis, unspecified, Chromomycosis, unspecified (disorder), Dermatitis Verrucosa, E 421 CHROMOMYCOSIS, Mossy foot disease, Mossy foot disease (disorder), Synonym/Black fungus disease, Synonym/Black mold infection, Synonym/Verrucous dermatitis
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Amphotericin intralesional injection
RX/Antifungal antibiotic
RX/Flucytosine (Ancobon)
RX/Itraconazole (Sporonox)
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
SX/Surgery
SX/Surgical resection/removal/biopsy
Definition
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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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