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Subcutaneous Phycomycosis and Rhino-Entomophthoromycosis

  • Betty M. Clark
  • George M. Edington
Part of the Handbuch der Speziellen Pathologischen Anatomie und Histologie book series (SPEZIELLEN, volume 3 / 5)

Abstract

Entomophthoromycosis describes infection caused by fungi belonging to the order Entomophthorales and includes subcutaneous phycomycosis (Joe et al., 1956) and a condition previously described as rhinophycomycosis (Martinson, 1963) but now termed rhinophycomycosis entemophthorae (Martinson and Clark, 1967) or rhino-entomophthoromycosis (Clark, 1967) in order to distinguish it from rhinomucormycosis (rhinophycomycosis) (Dwyer and Changus, 1968). Rhinomucormycosis is described in the chapter on mucormycosis by Baker.

Keywords

Trichoderma Viride Fungal Element Schistosomiasis Japonica Eosinophilic Material Fibroblastic Scar 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Betty M. Clark
    • 1
  • George M. Edington
    • 1
  1. 1.IbadanNigeria

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