Rhinocladiella aquaspersa, proven agent of verrucous skin infection and a novel type of chromoblastomycosis.

@article{Badali2010RhinocladiellaAP,
  title={Rhinocladiella aquaspersa, proven agent of verrucous skin infection and a novel type of chromoblastomycosis.},
  author={Hamid Badali and Alexandro Bonifaz and T Barr{\'o}n-Tapia and Denisse V{\'a}zquez-Gonz{\'a}lez and L Estrada-Aguilar and Neuza Maria Cavalcante Oliveira and Jader Freire Sobral Filho and Josep Guarro and Jacques F Meis and Gert Sybren de Hoog},
  journal={Medical mycology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={696-703}
}
We report a case of chromoblastomycosis which resembled sporotrichosis due to the presence of warty nodules and lymphatic distribution on the forearm in a 56-year-old male. Mycological and histopathological investigation of exudates and biopsy tissue samples revealed a granulomatous lesion with muriform cells, the hallmark of chromoblastomycosis. The infection showed only localized expansion with verrucous plaques suggesting a new clinical type of the disease. The causative agent was identified… CONTINUE READING