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Year : 1999  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 73-75

Reinfection And Bilateral Infection : Two Rare Manifestations Of Sporotrichosis

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P. K Maiti

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The localization of sporotrichosis is determined by the site of dermal injury by means of which the infective spores are introduced into subcutanceous tissue, but the reports of reinfection or bilateral infection are extremely rare. Although the probability of such occurrence is high in endemic areas, the rare incidence may be due to acquired host defense, a subject of much speculation. Two such rare cases are presented and some reports of cross infections of the disease are reviewed.

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