Phycomycosis caused by Basidiobolus haptosporus in two horses.

  title={Phycomycosis caused by Basidiobolus haptosporus in two horses.},
  author={William R. Owens and Robert I Miller and P F Haynes and Terri Snider},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={186 7},
Basidiobolus haptosporus was isolated from a horse with a rapidly progressive ulcerative lesion of the ventral midline. The pathologic findings of an irregular line of yellow material composed of hyphae, eosinophils, and granulomatous inflammation between the superficial edematous tissue and the underlying muscle, and hyphae in tissue sections intimately surrounded by granular eosinophilic cuffs were considered diagnostic for this and one other case diagnosed retrospectively. Both horses were… CONTINUE READING

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