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Sporotrichosis (cont.)

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Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth

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Author: Kevin T Merrell, MD, PhD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado.

Editors: Mitchell J Goldman, DO, FAAP, FAAEM, Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, St Vincent Emergency Physicians, Inc; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM, Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.


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Sporotrichosis is a subacute or chronic infection caused by the soil fungus Sporothrix schenckii.

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