Abstract:Sporotrichosis is a suba cu te or chro nic myco sis cau sed by the dimor phic fun gus Sporothrix schenc kii which is ende mic in Brazil and is trans mit ted pri ma rily through trau ma tic ino cu la tion of its causa ti ve agent into the skin. The zoo no tic trans mis sion, espe cially from infec ted cats, has been demons trated in seve ral reports and case series. We pre sent simul ta neous occur ren ce of the disea se in three members of the same family by scrat ches from an infec ted domes tic cat… Show more
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