Basidiobolomycosis

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Basidiobolomycosis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 B46.8
ICD-9 117.7
DiseasesDB 33790

Basidiobolomycosis is a fungal disease.[1][2]

It is caused by Basidiobolus ranarum.

Treatment with itraconazole has been described.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ van den Berk GE, Noorduyn LA, van Ketel RJ, van Leeuwen J, Bemelman WA, Prins JM (2006). "A fatal pseudo-tumour: disseminated basidiobolomycosis". BMC Infect. Dis. 6: 140. doi:10.1186/1471-2334-6-140. PMC 1574330. PMID 16978407. 
  2. ^ Singh R, Xess I, Ramavat AS, Arora R (2008). "Basidiobolomycosis: a rare case report". Indian J Med Microbiol 26 (3): 265–267. doi:10.4103/0255-0857.42044. PMID 18695330. 
  3. ^ Mathew R, Kumaravel S, Kuruvilla S, et al. (July 2005). "Successful treatment of extensive basidiobolomycosis with oral itraconazole in a child". Int. J. Dermatol. 44 (7): 572–575. doi:10.1111/j.1365-4632.2004.02419.x. PMID 15985026.