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January 1966

Primary Chancriform Syndrome Caused by Nocardia Brasiliensis

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From the Dermatology Service, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Fontana.

Arch Dermatol. 1966;93(1):62-64. doi:10.1001/archderm.1966.01600190068014

A case of primary cutaneous Nocardia brasiliensis infection resembling sporotrichosis is reported. The clinical appearance and benign course were in keeping with the concept of the primary cutaneous (chancriform) syndrome of deep mycoses described by Wilson.