extracutaneous sporotrichosis


extracutaneous sporotrichosis
(spo"ro-tri-ko\'sis)
An infection by the fungus Sporothrix schenckii that spreads throughout the body.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • sporotrichosis — A chronic cutaneous mycosis spread by way of the lymphatics and caused by inoculation of Sporothrix schenckii, typically rare in tissue sections but rapidly growing in cultures. Extracutaneous s. probably originates in the lung but disseminates… …   Medical dictionary


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