BLASTOMYCOSIS-LIKE PYODERMA

Blastomycosis-like pyoderma Courtesy Michael O. Murphy, MD


Blastomycosis-like pyoderma is a term describing a bacterial infection that has taken on a verrucous morphology, mimicking blastomycosis.

Clinical

A verrucous, hyperkeratotic plaque or plaques may develop from a chronic cutaneous bacterial infection.

Treatment

Culture followed by the appropriate oral antibiotic should be curative.

Additional Pictures

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References

Blastomycosis-like pyoderma in association with recurrent vesicular hand eczema: Good response to acitretin. Derm Journal Online 17(3)

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