A Case of Chromoblastomycosis in Healthy Young Patient in Urban Setting: A Rare Presentation
Dr. Ruchi Bansal,
261 Aravali Apartment, Alaknanda,
New Delhi-110019, India.
|Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic subcutaneous mycosis caused by dematiaceous (black) fungus. The etiologic agent of the disease are dark walled and hence it is named as chromoblastomycosis. The disease is prevalent most commonly in people associated with farming and animal husbandry in rural areas of tropical and subtropical countries. Usually, persons with immunocompromised status have greater predilection for the disease. Here, we describe a case of chromoblastomycosis in a healthy young male without any clinical suspicion of the disease belonging to an urban area and no history of working in farms or animal husbandry or injury to the site.|
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