- may occur in the fingers as a pustule that becomes larger and spreads peripherally;
- the center heals, leaving a central scar with a spreading perimeter;
- if osseus lesions occur in the digits, they may be secondary to to pulmonary disease;
- treatment is with dihydrosystilbamidine or amphotericin B
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Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
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