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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 57-58

Fonsecaea pedrosoi causing leg abscess

Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Manjeri, Malappuram, Kerala, India

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Sheena Krishnan
USHAS, Thampuran Road, Beypore North (PO), Calicut - 673 015, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/jacm.jacm_61_16

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Chromoblastomycosis is a localised fungal infection of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissue caused by dematiaceous fungi. Etiological agents are black moulds found growing as saprophytes of woods. Here, we report a case of Fonsecaea pedrosoi causing leg abscess in the 41-year-old male patient.

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