Entomophthoramycosis basidiobolae

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Entomophthoramycosis basidiobolae

a subcutaneous phycomycosis due to the fungus basidiobolus ranarum, characterised by the development of flat, firm subcutaneous fibrotic granulomas which do not ulcerate; occasionally, lesions may extend to muscles and lymph nodes and other deep tissues; the disease is found in indonesia and in Uganda and other tropical african countries, but has not been seen in tropical America. A form of zygomycosis.