Tropical dermatology: fungal tropical diseases.

  title={Tropical dermatology: fungal tropical diseases.},
  author={Omar Lupi and Stephen K Tyring and Michael R. Mcginnis},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={931-51, quiz 952-4}
UNLABELLED Fungal infections are common in tropical countries and can have an important impact on public health. Lobomycosis is a common fungal infection in the tropical rain forest of South America, and paracoccidioidomycosis (South American blastomycosis) is a widespread and sometimes severe illness. Penicilliosis marneffei is an opportunistic infection of AIDS patients in southeast Asia. Chromoblastomycosis and mycetomas are causes of morbidity around the world. Sporotrichosis is a worldwide… CONTINUE READING