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Abstract

COSTA, Rosane Orofino et al. Sporotrichosis in pregnancy: case reports of 5 patients in a zoonotic epidemic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.5, pp. 995-998. ISSN 0365-0596.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000500020.

Five cases of sporotrichosis occurring in pregnant women in a zoonotic epidemic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are described. The main clinical features, as well as the challenging therapeutic choices for this specific group of patients, are discussed.

Keywords : Amphotericin B; Pregnant women; Sporotrichosis; Therapeutics; Treatment outcome.

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