SUBCUTANEOUS FUNGAL INFECTION OF THE FOOT – A CASE REPORT

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Gabriel Rodrigues
Raghunath Prabhu

Abstract

Subcutaneous fungal infection is one of the various forms of fungal infectionin which implantation of an organism occurs via trauma and primarilyinvolves the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. Due to the depth of tissue involvementboth medical and surgical intervention is required. We report acase of a 55-year-old female presenting with a swelling of the right foot, biopsyof which revealed a subcutaneous fungal infection. With post-operativeoral antifungal administration, local excision, regular dressings followed by asplit skin graft, this patient's condition improved.

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Rodrigues G, Prabhu R. SUBCUTANEOUS FUNGAL INFECTION OF THE FOOT – A CASE REPORT. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2014 Jan. 15 [cited 2022 May 26];28(1). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/1545
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Gabriel Rodrigues

Department of General Surgery, Professor

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