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Tropical Diseases:

I Leishmaniasis
II Paracoccidioidomycosis
III Blastomycocis
IV Chromoblastomycosis
V Lepra
VI Sporotrichosis
VII Histoplasmosis
VIII Rhinosporidiosis
IX Mycetomas
X Rhinoscleroma
XI Chagasdisease
XII Actinomycosis
XIII Mucormycosis
XIV Amoebiasis
XV Protothecosis
XVI Lobomycosis
XVII Phaeohyphomycosis
XVIII Pruritus actinicus
XIX Bite of snake
XX Coccidioidomycosis

 List of cases


IV. Chromoblastomycosis

Case 31: Chromoblastomycosis / Congenital Cyst

Previus Case 30

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Congenital Cyst

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An uncommon localization of this fungal infection in this. The patient referred that she acquired this slowly growing tumor during a picnic, when she sat down on the grass on the edge of a forest.

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Congenital Cyst

In a 15- years old girl a tumor in the gluteal region was found as in the patient of the-A1. In the biopsy neither malignancy nor an infection was found.

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In addition to a pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia of the epidermis a non-specific inflammation is seen in the corium. With this low power fungi are not detected. HE stain.

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The fungus cells with their typical brown colour are mostly arranged in pairs or small clusters. HE stain.

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Facultad de Medicina
Universidad de Los Andes
Merida - Venezuela