Definition: a subcutaneous phycomycosis due to the fungus Basidiobolus ranarum, characterized by the development of flat, firm subcutaneous fibrotic granulomas which do not ulcerate; occasionally, lesions may extend to muscles and lymph nodes and other deep tissues; the disease is found in Indonesia and in Uganda and other tropical African countries, but has not been seen in tropical America; a form of zygomycosis.
Synonym(s): subcutaneous phycomycosis
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