Esporotricosis en el brazo

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Esporotricosis en el brazo

La esporotricosis es una infección micótica que se presenta con frecuencia tras una lesión menor al trabajar en el jardín o en un granja. Las esporas que habitan en la vegetación penetran la piel y comienzan a crecer. El hongo sube por los canales linfáticos hacia la parte superior de la extremidad, y empiezan entonces a desarrollarse lesiones granulomatosas a lo largo del canal linfático, las cuales se ulceran y drenan. Si no se la trata, esta condición pueden durar muchos años.

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  • Last Reviewed on 05/30/2012
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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