Infectious disease: Mossy foot: Chromoblastomycosis

01 April 2011
Presented by Sebastian Lucas.

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A Venezualan specimen from the early twentieth century comprising an extreme example of'Mossy foot' in which, near-confluent large warty excresences and nodules almost cover the skin surface. The lesions are due to infection with Phialophora species (chromoblastomycosis). No further clinical details available.

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