Korean J Dermatol.  1972 Oct;10(3):171-177.

Clinical Analysis of Twelve Cases of Sporotrichosis : Report of two cases and ten cases appeared in literatures of Korea

Abstract

Two cases of lymphatic type of Sporotrichosis were presented, 36-year-old and 46-year-old Korean farmers were affected over the right hands and arms. Authors made clinical analysis of ten cases of cutaneous sporotrichosis appeared in Korean literatures with additional two authors cases, and types of the disease reported were shown 9 cases of localized lymphatic cutaneous sporotrichosis and 3 cases of fixed ulcerative cutaneous sporotrichosis. Most highest instances of the diaease according to group of age, occupation, sex and involved region were found to be as follows: 25% in the age of 30 to 39 and under 10, 91.7% in farmer or among their family, 75% in male and 50% over right hands and arms, respectively. These results may indicate that sporotrichosis is one of occupational fungus diseases nf the farme: in Korea and whose age group is active worker or player in the farm.


MeSH Terms

Adult
Arm
Hand
Humans
Korea*
Male
Middle Aged
Mycoses
Occupations
Sporotrichosis*
Ulcer
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