volume 26, issue 2, P497-512 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2012.02.004
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Li Yang Hsu, Limin Wijaya, Esther Shu-Ting Ng, Eduardo Gotuzzo

Abstract: Fungal infections are more common and diverse in the tropics but are also increasingly seen in returning travelers and migrants as international travel becomes easier. They are conventionally classified into superficial, cutaneous, subcutaneous, and systemic mycoses. This article provides an overview of superficial, cutaneous, and subcutaneous mycoses that are more prevalent and/or geographically restricted to the tropics and briefly discusses fungal infections in returning travelers. Systematic data on such i…

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