Alberto E. Paniz-Mondolfi

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Lobomycosis (Lacazia loboi, Lobo's disease, Jorge Lobo's disease, keloidal blastomycosis, lacaziosis, leprosy of the Caiabi's)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Lobomycosis is a chronic subcutaneous granulomatous disease. Lesions commonly occur in exposed areas: lower and upper limbs, outer ears, face and thorax. Patients often refer having suffered a previous traumatic event at the site of the lesion (animal or insect bites, splinter, ray sting).…

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