Chromoblastomycosis: a Neglected Tropical Disease

  title={Chromoblastomycosis: a Neglected Tropical Disease},
  author={Fl{\'a}vio Queiroz-Telles},
  booktitle={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo},
Chromoblastomycosis (CMB) is a chronic fungal infection of the skin and the subcutaneous tissue caused by a transcutaneous traumatic inoculation of a specific group of dematiaceous fungi occurring mainly in tropical and subtropical zones worldwide. If not diagnosed at early stages, patients with CBM require long term therapy with systemic antifungals, sometimes associated with physical methods. Unlike other neglected endemic mycoses, comparative clinical trials have not been performed for this… CONTINUE READING
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