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Cladophialophora spp. are dematiaceous moulds that are responsible for causing a variety of human infections in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised individuals. Infections caused by Cladophialophora spp. most commonly involve the skin and soft tissue and the central nervous system (CNS). Cladophialophora sp. infections involving the skin and soft tissues are often referred to as chromoblastomycosis, a slowly developing condition that rarely disseminates and can be treated with surgical excision and/or antifungal chemotherapy.
Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter - Category: Microbiology Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: news

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Gheniffer Fornari, Renata Rodrigues Gomes, Juliana Degenhardt-Goldbach, Suelen Silvana dos Santos, Sandro Rog ério de Almeida, Germana Davila dos Santos, Marisol Dominguez Muro, Cleusa Bona, Rosana Herminia Scola, Edvaldo S. Trindade, Israel Henrique Bini, Lisandra Santos Ferreira-Maba, Daiane Rigoni Kestring, Mariana Machado Fidelis do Nascimento, Bruna Jacomel Favoreto de Souza Lima, Morgana F. Voidalesk i, Douglas André Steinmacher, Bruna da Silva Soley, Shuwen Deng, Anamelia Lorenzetti Bocca, Moises B. da Silva, Claudio G. Salgado, Conceição Maria Pedroso e Silva de Azevedo, Vania Aparecida ...
Source: Frontiers in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 25 September 2018Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial ResistanceAuthor(s): Alessandra Helena da Silva Hellwig, Daiane Heidrich, Régis Adriel Zanette, Maria Lúcia ScrofernekerAbstractChromoblastomycosis (CBM) is a chronic granulomatous mycosis caused by dematiaceous fungi, which affects cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues. The standard antifungal drug for treatment is itraconazole, followed by terbinafine. However, the cure rates vary from 15 to 80% when these drugs are used in monotherapy. A systematic review on the in vitro susceptibility of CBM agents to antifungal drugs...
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, EarlyView.
Source: Clinical And Experimental Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Sideris ER, Ge L PMID: 30257629 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Journal of Australia - Category: General Medicine Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research
We report the identification of four different fungal causative agents of chromoblastomycosis by reverse line blotting hybridization (RLB) based on biotin-labeled PCR products and amine labeled probes to hybridize. Sixty five reference strains, including type strains, i.e. Fonsecaea pedrosoi, F. monophora, F. nubica, and Phialophora verrucosa, obtained from the CBS-KNAW were included in this study.Internal transcribed spacer 1 (ITS1) regions of relevant species were aligned and adjusted using BIONUMERICS v. 4.61 in order to design four specific probes to identify informative nucleotide polymorphisms. The final identificati...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology,Volume 0, Issue ja, -Not available-.
Source: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 August 2018Source: Journal de Mycologie MédicaleAuthor(s): M. Romero-Navarrete, L.F. Ruíz, A. Castillo, R. Arenas, M.E. Vega-Memije, J. Xicohtencatl-Cortes, M. Espinoza-Rivera, R. Hernández-CastroAbstractChromoblastomycosis is defined as a chronic cutaneous and subcutaneous fungal infection caused by melanized or brown-pigmented fungi. A 63-year-old man farmer showed on external and internal part of the right arm, a well-delimited verrucous and hyperkeratotic plaque, with atrophic and cicatricial areas. Direct examination of skin scrapings samples showed the p...
Source: Journal of Medical Mycology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
International Journal of Dermatology, EarlyView.
Source: International Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
We report a rare lymphangitic chromoblastomycosis on right lower leg in a young male patient.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Abstract: Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic, granulomatous, suppurative mycosis of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by traumatic inoculation of dematiaceous fungi of the family Herpotrichiellaceae. The species Fonsecaea pedrosoi and Cladophialophora carrionii are prevalent in regions where the disease is endemic. Chromoblastomycosis lesions are polymorphous: verrucous, nodular, tumoral, plaque-like, and atrophic. It is an occupational disease that predominates in tropical and subtropical regions, but there have been several reports of cases in temperate regions. The disease mainly affects current or former farm worke...
Source: Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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