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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-48

Chromoblastomycosis due to Cladosporium carrionii


1 Department of Microbiology, Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli-580 022, India
2 Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli-580 022, India

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N Namratha
Department of Microbiology, Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli-580 022
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2727.66704

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An 81-year-old male presented with irregular verrucous growth of 6 years duration over the right leg. KOH preparation of the scrapings and histopathology of the lesion showed "sclerotic" bodies diagnostic of chromoblastomycosis. Culture on Sabouraud's dextrose agar yielded Cladosporium carrionii.


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