Entry from US English dictionary
A chronic fungal infection producing nodules and ulcers in the lymph nodes and skin.
- The disease is caused by the fungus Sporothrix schenckii.
- Spread of infection occurred in a slow, skipping fashion, similar to skin infection with sporotrichosis.
- Similar lesions are seen with the fungal infection sporotrichosis.
- Left untreated, fixed cutaneous sporotrichosis can eventually lead to scarring and disfigurement.
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