Basidiobolomycosis: Case series.

  title={Basidiobolomycosis: Case series.},
  author={Ahmed Al Jarie and T Al Azraki and Ibrahim Z. Al Mohsen and Suliman Al Jumaah and Abdulmonem Mohammed Almutawa and Y Mohd Fahim and Mohamed Al Shehri and A Abu Dayah and Ashraf H. M. Ibrahim and M Maw Shabana and M Rezk Abd-Elwahed Hussein},
  journal={Journal de mycologie medicale},
  volume={21 1},
BACKGROUND Basidiobolus ranarum is a fungus found in the dung of amphibians, reptiles and insectivorous bats. Basidiobolomycosis is a chronic subcutaneous infection of the trunk and limbs caused by B. ranarum. The disease is a well-known infection in the tropical areas. It usually presents with subcutaneous or gastrointestinal lesions and rarely with systemic affection. Recently, the etiologic role of B. ranarum in the gastrointestinal infections has been increasingly recognized. PATIENTS AND… CONTINUE READING


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