basidiobolomycosis

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entomophthoromycosis

 
any disease in humans or other animals caused by fungi of the order entomophthorales; human infections usually occur in apparently physiologically and immunologically normal individuals, although opportunistic infections also occur.
entomophthoromycosis basidio´bolae a chronic infection caused by Basidiobolus ranarum, in which gradually enlarging granulomas form in the subcutaneous tissues of the arms, chest, and trunk. Multiple purulent ulcers may develop; seen in children and adolescents in tropical areas of Indonesia, India, and Africa. Called also basidiobolomycosis.
entomophthoromycosis conidio´bolae infection by Conidiobolus coronatus, a form of zygomycosis usually involving the nose and paranasal sinuses (rhinoentomophthoromycosis). Sometimes, especially in weak or immunocompromised patients, it can spread to the central nervous system and cause fatal rhinocerebral zygomycosis.

basidiobolomycosis

An infection with a zygomycetous mould fungus, Basidiobolus haptosporus . This is seen mainly in children in Africa and Indonesia. There are localized, hard, woody swellings under the skin. The condition responds to treatment with potassium iodide.

basidiobolomycosis

infection by fungi in the genus Basidiobolus.
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2) Basidiobolus ranarum is a chronic inflammatory disease restricted to subcutaneous tissue of the limbs, chest, back, or buttocks, primarily seen in children and males.
Basidiobolus ranarum is a fungus belonging to the Entomophthoraceae family of the class Zygomycetes and is mainly associated with subcutaneous fat tissue infection involving the limbs, trunk, or buttocks.
The 2 principal species responsible for most of these infections are Basidiobolus ranarum and Conidiobolus coronatus.
Basidiobolus ranarum organisms generally do not invade blood vessels and rarely disseminate.
A review of zygomycosis due to Basidiobolus ranarum.
Invasive gastrointestinal Basidiobolus ranarum infection in an immunocompetent child.
During the past dozen years, there have been 16 cases of gastrointestinal infection with Basidiobolus ranarum, a filamentous fungus previously associated almost exclusively with skin and soft tissue infections in Africa and Southeast Asia, Dr.
An epizootic of cutaneous zygomycosis in cultured dwarf African clawed frogs (Hymenochirus curtipes) due to Basidiobolus ranarum.