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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chronic fungal infection of the skin and lymph nodes.

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  • Owing to the fact that this affection does not spread as an epizootic and that its causal factor is a fungus, the name sporotrichosis has been suggested.
  • Does sporotrichosis involve any other organs besides the skin?
  • Itraconazole is the preferred treatment for cutaneous and lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis.
  • Persons handling thorny plants, sphagnum moss, or baled hay are at increased risk of getting sporotrichosis. for more
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