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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 79  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 92--96

Disseminated blastomycosis in a child with a brief review of the Indian literature

1 Department of Dermatology, Andhra Medical College, Surya Skin Care and Research Center, Nellimarla, Vizianagaram, India
2 Department of Radiology, Maharajah's Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS), Nellimarla, Vizianagaram, India
3 Department of Neurology, Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
G Raghurama Rao
Department of Dermatology, Surya Skin Care and Research Center, # 15-1-2, Gopal Sadan, Naoroji Road, Maharanipeta, Visakhapatnam - 530 002, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.104676

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Disseminated blastomycosis is rare in India, particularly in the pediatric population. We discuss the clinical picture, progress and outcome of disseminated blastomycosis in a 4-year-old child. We also present a brief review of the literature focussing on the scenario of blastomycosis in India.


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