Cutaneous zygomycosis in a patient with lymphoma

Cathleen P. Bateman, Edith T. Umland, Larry E. Becker

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A large variety of underlying conditions and diseases have been associated with zygomycosis. The most common ones include leukemia or lymphoma, burns, renal failure, septicemia, malnutrition, diabetes, cancer, chemotherapy, organ transplantation, and corticosteroid administration. While being ubiquitous in the environment and relatively harmless to healthy individuals, Zygomycetes can be fatal in the immunocompromised patient, especially if untreated or if treatment is delayed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)890-894
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983
Externally publishedYes

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  • Dermatology


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