chromoblastomycosis
(kro\'mo-blas\'to-mi-ko\'sis)
A chronic fungal infection of the skin, producing wartlike nodules that may ulcerate. It is caused by the black molds Phialophora verrucosa or Fonsecaea pedrosoi.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • chromoblastomycosis — ▪ disease       infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues that is characterized by the development of warty lesions, usually on the foot and leg. It occurs as a result of traumatic inoculation with any of several saprophytic fungi (genera… …   Universalium

  • chromoblastomycosis — noun Long term fungal infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue …   Wiktionary

  • chromoblastomycosis — chro·mo·blastomycosis …   English syllables

  • chromoblastomycosis — chromomycosis; n. a chronic fungal infection of the skin usually occurring at the site of an injury; for example, a wound from a wood splinter. It produces pigmented wartlike lumps on exposed areas that sometimes ulcerate. In the… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • chromoblastomycosis — noun a fungal infection characterized by itchy warty nodules on the skin • Hypernyms: ↑blastomycosis * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun (plural chromoblastomycoses) Etymology: New Latin chrom + blastomycosis : a skin disease that is caused by any of several… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Хромобластомикоз (Chromoblastomycosis), Хромомикоз (Chromomycosis) — хроническая грибковая инфекция кожи, обычно развивается на ее травмированных участках (например, в местах ранок от заноз). В месте заражения (чаще всего на ногах) образуется пигментированная припухлость, напоминающая по своему внешнему виду… …   Медицинские термины

  • chromomycosis — chromoblastomycosis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Хромобластомико́з — (chromoblastomycosis; Хромо + Бластомикоз) см. Хромомикоз …   Медицинская энциклопедия

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