Glossary of Subcutaneous mycoses 2
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- What are the 5 subcutaneous mycoses?
- 1. Sporotrichosis
- What causes Sporotrichosis?
What's another name for it?
- Sporothrix schenkii
- What temp is S. schenkii diagnostic at?
- 25-30'C -Daisy microconidia
37'C only yeast cells.
- What is chromoblastomycosis?
- An exogenous infection caused by traumatic implant.
- What are the pathologic and symptoms of chromoblastomyc?
- -Sclerotic bodies
- What 3 molds can cause chromoblastomycosis?
- 1. Phialophora
- What morphology is characteristic of phialophora?
- Vase-shaped phialides
- What morphology is characteristic of fonsecaea?
- A-form; 1-3 conidia, either in chains or side by side.
- What morphology is characteristic of cladosporium?
- Very huge long chains of oval conidia.
- What is mycetoma?
- An exogenous infection caused by traumatic implantation to the foot.
- What are pathologic/symptom characteristics of mycetoma?
- -Spreads through tissue, may spread to bone.
-Draining sinus tracts
-Grains/granules in tissue
- How is Mycetoma treated?
- Depends on infection type
-Eumycotic: surgical excise
- What 3 species cause Eumycotic Mycetoma?
- what are the 2 types of mycetoma?
- what 3 actinomyces cause mycetoma?
- -Actinomadura species
- What is actinomycosis?
- Worldwide, endogenous infection from normal flora in oral cavit.
- what 2 formations from actinomycosis aid in diagnosis?
- -Sulfur granules
- how is actinomycosis treated?
- -High dose penicillin
- What 3 agents cause actinomycosis?
- -Actinomyces israelii
- What is Phaeohyphomycosis and what causes it?
- -Any infection caused by dematiaceous fungi.
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