Journal Article

Bursal Sporotrichosis: Case Report and Review

Jennifer P. Wang, Kirk F. Granlund, Samuel A. Bozzette, Michael J. Botte and Joshua Fierer

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 31, issue 2, pages 615-616
Published in print August 2000 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online August 2000 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/313983
Bursal Sporotrichosis: Case Report and Review

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We describe a patient whose prepatellar bursa was infected with Sporothrix schenckii. The infection persisted despite itraconazole therapy and cure was achieved only after surgical excision of the bursa. A review of treatments for bursal sporotrichosis is presented.

Journal Article.  892 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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