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April 1945


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Arch Derm Syphilol. 1945;51(4):261-262. doi:10.1001/archderm.1945.01510220035007

According to de Beurmann and Gougerot1 papular dermic sporotrichosis may be divided into papular, papulopustular and papuloulcerative types. They state that the cutaneous lesions are usually associated with mixed polymorphic sporotrichoses and rarely occur alone. In our case, the lesions were exclusively papular. During the course of three years, the papular aspect of the lesions was not modified.

In the United States dermic sporotrichosis has been reported by Mount.2 Uncomplicated sporotrichosis has not previously been reported in Brazil. The papulopustular acneform variety has been reported by Aleixo3 and Martins de Castro.4 In the case reported by Martins de Castro4 the lesions were purely pustular, while in that of Aleixo3 other sporotricotic lesions were present, constituting a mixed type. Sutton and Sutton5 have stated that dermic sporotrichosis is rare in the United States, and this accords with the observations for Brazil. The