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Pediatr Dermatol. 1991 Dec;8(4):325-8.

Basidiobolomycosis: a case report.

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Department of Pathology, Hospital Univ. Prof. Edgard Santos, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil.


A case of subcutaneous entomophthoromycosis caused by Basidiobolus haptosporus in a five year-old child was presented. The case has unusual aspects: extensive ulceration, caseation necrosis and a lack of response to potassium iodide. The lesion was cured using an association of potassium iodide and ketoconazole.

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