2014, Number 4
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ABSTRACTChromomycosis is a subcutaneous mycosis or deep of chronic course, caused by a group of dematiaceous fungus, and it is characterized by the formation of warty skin nodules primarily located in areas exposed upper and lower limbs. It is presented a male patient of 49 years old with actinic white skin, of truck driver profession in community service, that since 2010 had injury to the back of his left hand, it was made a mycological examination with grow and isolated the Warty Phialophora; later, the injury was extended to the entire hand, forearm and inner side of the left arm. He was entered in the "Arnaldo Milian Castro" Surgical Hospital where he underwent antifungal treatment with amphotericin B endovenous, previously with Ketoconazole and Fluconazole, and finally surgical treatment with excision and local flaps and free skin grafts; his evolution was very favorable and he is in physical therapy and rehabilitation.
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