Home | Recent Submissions | Search | Diagnosis | Quiz | Submit an Image | Index | Blog |About GSA
<< Back to Diagnosis Page  
Image Number 48 (Sporotrichosis)


Diagnosis: Sporotrichosis

Site: Knee

Sex: M

Age: 68

Type: Clinical

Description: Granuloma in the dermis

Submitted by: Ian McColl

View Full Size

Differential Diagnosis

History: This farmer had extra hay which was stored outside and became very damp.When he subsequently handled it he injured his skin and the site became contaminated by the organism Sporothrix schenckii which had grown in the mouldy hay. This condition can also be acquired from sphagnum moss and from rose thorn injuries.This presentation as a plaque is not the usual presentation which is a series of nodules spreading up the lymphatics of the arm from the site of injury.

Search DermNetNZ   eMedicine   PubMed   Dermatology Online   Archives   JAAD for "Sporotrichosis"

buy accutane
Home  |  Recent Submissions  |  Search  | Diagnosis  |  Quiz  |  Submit an Image  |  Index  |  About GSA

Copyright © 2005 Global Skin Atlas