Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
Print version ISSN 0037-8682
NEGRONI, Ricardo et al. Ulcera cutanea provocada por hongos del genero Fusarium. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 1997, vol.30, n.4, pp. 323-328. ISSN 0037-8682. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86821997000400008.
A case of cutaneous hialohyphomycosis, due to Fusarium oxysporum, in a 40 years old man is presented. The patient came from Paraguay where he worked in a tropical rural area. His disease had begun 2 months before his admission as a skin ulcer located in the left leg. Clinical characteristics, diagnosis methods, differential diagnosis with other ulcers of the legs in tropical areas as well as therapeutic measures are discussed in this presentation.
Keywords : Skin ulcer; Fusarium; Differential diagnosis.