Sporotrichosis

Sporotrichosis is a chronic infection caused by the fungus Spotothrix schenckii. The fungus presence is mostly decaying vegetation, soil, plants. This disease usually occurs when minor skin traumas come in contact with contaminated vegetation. Primarily painless red or violet nodule appears on the arm,fingers and finally develops into ulcer. Sometimes this infection spreads to bones, joints and also CNS. Other symptoms include cough, fever and shortness of breath.

Related Journal of Sporotrichosis

Medical Mycology: Open Access, Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology, Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology, Journal of Clinical & Experimental Pathology, Journal of Medical Microbiology & Diagnosis, Journal of Tropical Diseases & Public Health.