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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 410-412

Subcutaneous entomophthoromycoses


1 Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
2 Department of Dermatology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Tadepalli Karuna
Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Saket Nagar, Bhopal - 462 020
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.169730

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Subcutaneous entomophthoromycoses is a zygomycosis caused by Basidiobolus ranarum that is endemic in southern India. We report the case of a 63-year-old male from central India who presented with a nontender subcutaneous hyperpigmented plaque on his leg with mild discharge that yielded Basidiobolus ranarum.


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