Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of sporotrichosis in English:
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.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.