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January 1967

Hematogenous Dissemination in ChromoblastomycosisReport of a Generalized Case

Author Affiliations


From Faculdade de Medicina, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Dr. Azulay), and Faculdade Nacional de Medicina, University of Brazil (Dr. Serruya).

Arch Dermatol. 1967;95(1):57-60. doi:10.1001/archderm.1967.01600310063013

A case is reported which suggests the hematogenous dissemination of Fonsecaea pedrosoi. The history of the disease is presented. Some new facts reported recently appear to indicate that the pathogenesis of chromoblastomycosis is not as simple as it was thought to be.