Volume 99, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Chromoblastomycosis is a worldwide chronic subcutaneous infection caused by dematiaceous fungi and clinically characterized by verrucous lesions. Herein, we report a rare case of chromoblastomycosis caused by in a 60-year-old male carpenter with a 40-year history of psoriasis from Shandong in northern China. A fungal infection coexisting with psoriasis presents a management dilemma. Our patient responded well to combined itraconazole and acitretin therapy and the lesions resolved completely after 1 month of treatment.


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  • Received : 20 Jul 2017
  • Accepted : 30 Nov 2017
  • Published online : 21 May 2018

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