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January 1964

Extensive Verrucous Sporotrichosis of Long Duration: Report of a Case Resembling Cutaneous Blastomycosis

Author Affiliations

LONG BEACH, CALIF

From the Dermatology Section of the Department of Medicine, Veterans Administration Hospital.

Department of Medicine (Dermatology), Ohio State University (Dr. Carr); Department of Medicine (Dermatology), University of Southern California (Dr. Storkan); Department of Medicine (Dermatology), University of California, Los Angeles (Dr. Wilson); and Department of Microbiology, Long Beach State College (Dr. Swatek).

Arch Dermatol. 1964;89(1):124-130. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01590250130022
Abstract

A case of verrucous sporotrichosis of 21 years' duration, involving the entire left thigh and buttock, is reported. Review of the literature failed to reveal a case of comparable duration and extensiveness. Similarities of this process (in morphology, histopathology, chronicity, and contiguous spread over a large area) to the chronic, localized, cutaneous form of North American blastomycosis are discussed. The verrucous variety of sporotrichosis may represent a type analogous to the localized form of cutaneous blastomycosis.

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