Chromoblastomycosis - Skin Disease: Glossary

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Last Updated on Jun 19, 2015
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Glossary

Nodules: A growth that forms under the skin that may be filled with inflamed tissue or a mixture of tissue and fluid.

Papillary eruptions: Flat, red area on the skin that is covered with small bumps, usually with pus secretions.

Granuloma: Granuloma is a collection of immune cells at a localized site of inflammation.

Sclerotic body: A vegetative rounded muriform cell of a fungus that infects the skin.

Cryosurgery: Procedure of destroying abnormal or diseased tissues with the use of extreme cold substance like liquid nitrogen.

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