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Chromoblastomycosis after a leech bite complicated by myiasis: a case report.

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BACKGROUND: Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic mycotic infection, most common in the tropics and subtropics, following traumatic fungal implantation. CASE PRESENTATION: A 72 year-old farmer was admitted to Luang Namtha Provincial Hospital, northern Laos, with a growth on the left lower leg which began 1 week after a forefoot leech bite 10 years previously. He presented with a cauliflower-like mass and plaque-like lesions on his lower leg/foot and cellulitis with a purulent tender swelling of h...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2334-11-14

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Inthalad, S More by this author
Strobel, M More by this author
Marschal, M More by this author
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Newton, PN
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
11
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1
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Article: 14
Publication date:
2011
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EISSN:
1471-2334
ISSN:
1471-2334
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uuid:549f9209-009f-42a2-b6ee-4bdfa43c10c2
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118130
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pubs:118130

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