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April 1964

A Rare Combination of Sporotrichosis and Angiosarcoma: Report of a Case

Author Affiliations


Fellow in Dermatology, Mayo Foundation (Dr. von Gemmingen); Section of Dermatology (Dr. Kierland).

Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation.

Arch Dermatol. 1964;89(4):546-547. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01590280046007

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The unusual combination of a mycotic infection—caused by Sporotrichum schenckii— and a neoplasm—angiosarcoma—has not hitherto been reported. The initial impression of a granulomatous mycotic reaction was verified, but the additional finding of angiosarcoma in the same anatomical focus illustrates that a search for more than one disease process can be rewarding.

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