Successful treatment of subcutaneous mycoses with fluconazole: A report of two cases

S. P. Yang, C. Y. Liu, N. C. Cheng, W. S. Lee, C. E. Liu, B. I T Kuo

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Abstract

Lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis and chromoblastomycosis are subcutaneous mycoses caused by traumatic implantation of the fungus into the skin. Medical treatments for chromoblastomycosis has been disappointing, while lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis usually responds well to iodides. Here we present a case of chromomycosis and a case of lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis. Both patients were treated successfully with fluconazole.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)432-435
Number of pages4
JournalChinese Medical Journal (Taipei)
Volume56
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • chromoblastomycosis
  • fluconazole
  • sporotrichosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Yang, S. P., Liu, C. Y., Cheng, N. C., Lee, W. S., Liu, C. E., & Kuo, B. I. T. (1995). Successful treatment of subcutaneous mycoses with fluconazole: A report of two cases. Chinese Medical Journal (Taipei), 56(6), 432-435.