Mycetoma

What is Mycetoma? Mycetoma (madur foot, maduromycosis, phycomycetoma) is a focal, chronic, slowly progressive, often painless destructive disease that starts in the subcutaneous tissue and spreads to neighboring parts of the body. In 1842, Gill

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Lobomycosis

What is Lobomycosis? Lobomycosis (Lobo’s disease) is a skin and subcutaneous chronic granulomatous disease resulting from infection with the fungus Loboa loboi (Lacazia loboi). For the first time reports of the occurrence of this disease

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Leishmaniasis

What is Leishmaniasis? Leishmaniasis – a group of parasitic natural focal, mainly zoonotic, vector-borne diseases, common in tropical and subtropical countries; caused by parasitic protozoa of the genus Leishmania, which are transmitted to humans through

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Cryptococcosis

What is Cryptococcosis? Cryptococcosis (synonyms: torulosis, European blastomycosis; Kryptokokkose – German; cryptococcose – French; criptococcosis – Spanish) – subacute or chronic deep mycosis, characterized by a severe course with a primary lesion of the central

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Gnatostomiasis

What is Gnatostomiasis? Gnatostomiasis is a zoonotic natural-anthropurgic biohelminthiasis from a group of nematodoses with a fecal-oral mechanism of transmission of the pathogen. It is characterized by polymorphic and clinical manifestations. There are about 1,000

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Herpetic Eczema

What is Herpetic Eczema? Herpetic eczema (old names: varioliform pustus Kaposi-Juliusberg, herpetic eczema Kaposi, Kaposi syndrome, acute openenoblute pustus Juliusberg) – is a disseminated herpes virus infection, complicating the course of chronic dermatoses with erosive

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