Lobo disease


A chronic localized mycosis of the skin reported from South America resulting in granulomatous nodules or keloids that contain budding, thick-walled cells about 9 mcm in diameter, that is, the tissue form of Loboa loboi, the causative fungus, which has not been cultured. Also occurs in dolphins.
Synonym(s): Lobo disease
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Lobo disease

[Jorge Lobo, 20th-cent. Brazilian physician]
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Jorge, Brazilian physician, 1900-1979.
Lobo disease - a chronic localized mycosis of the skin. Synonym(s): lobomycosis
lobomycosis - Synonym(s): Lobo disease
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References in periodicals archive ?
Several names have been used to describe this disease, including lobomycosis, keloidal blastomycosis, Amazonic blastomycosis, Jorge Lobo disease, and lacaziosis.
Disease that shows keloidal-like granulomas in humans and dolphins has been known by several different names, such as Jorge Lobo disease (4), Lobo's disease (3,5,22), lobomycosis (1,6,13,16,19,23,24), and lacaziosis (11,12,14,15).
Mycoses such as Jorge Lobo disease, caused by Blastomyces loboi, are also characteristic of the region (1).
To the Editor: Jorge Lobo disease (lacaziosis) is a chronic deep mycosis for which prognosis is good in terms of survival but unclear in terms of regression of the lesions (1).
The lesion increased in size, and a histopathologic diagnosis of Jorge Lobo disease was made.
Since a cytotoxic response is observed in Jorge Lobo disease (7), HIV infection may increase the susceptibility to infection with L.