Sporotrichosis Topic Guide

Sporotrichosis Sporotrichosis: Sporotrichosis is an infection of the skin caused by a fungus, Sporothrix schenckii. Symptoms and signs include a painless bump on the skin, the bump develops into an open sore, development of mycetomas (spaces between skin and lymph nodes that discharge fungi pieces), rarely, spreading to the bones, joints, lungs, or tissues surrounding the brain. Treatment of sporotrichosis depends upon the site infected and the patient's overall health.

Sporotrichosis Topic Guide - Visuals

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Sporotrichosis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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itraconazole Itraconazole

Itraconazole is an antifungal medication that is used in adults to treat infections caused by fungus. This includes infections in any part of the body inclu...learn more »