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September 1978

An Unusual Case of North American Blastomycosis

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Dermatology (Dr Pirozzi) and Internal Medicine (Dr Schwarzmann), Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta. Dr Lewis is in private practice in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Arch Dermatol. 1978;114(9):1370-1371. doi:10.1001/archderm.1978.01640210065021

• A patient with a laryngeal tumor first diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma was subsequently found to have North American blastomycosis. Diagnosis of this condition eventuated in eradication of the lesion as well as removal of a tracheostomy, which was thought to be permanent.

(Arch Dermatol 114:1370-1371, 1978)