This deep fungal disease, which seems to have affinities with North American blastomycosis and with paracoccidioidomycosis, was first recorded by Lobo in a patient from the Amazon valley. In the past 50 years, some 100 cases have been reported from Brazil and Central America. Although this would imply that the infection is exceedingly rare, it has been suggested that a greater awareness of the disease would lead to many more cases being detected.
KeywordsKetoconazole Blastomycosis Sporotrichosis Paracoccidioidomycosis Clofazimine
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