Lobomycosis. Literature review and future perspectives.

  title={Lobomycosis. Literature review and future perspectives.},
  author={M{\'a}rcia Ramos-E-Silva and F Aguiar-Santos-Vilela and A Cardoso-de-Brito and S Coelho-Carneiro},
  journal={Actas dermo-sifiliograficas},
  volume={100 Suppl 1},
Lobomycosis is a cutaneous infection of tropical and subtropical regions caused by the fungus Lacazia loboi, which still has a controversial taxonomical position. The first description of the disease and fungus was made in 1930 by Jorge Lobo. It is a chronic disease with predominance of lesions similar to keloids, in exposed areas, limited to skin and semimucosa. There is no systemic involvement and patients maintain a good general health. Diagnosis is confirmed by direct or histopathologic… CONTINUE READING
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