Also referred to as the rose gardener’s disease, Sporotrichosis happens because of an infection of the fungus called Sporotrichosis schenckii. This is a rarely occurring disease that enters the internal organs of the body like lungs, bones and joints through the skin. The most common symptoms here would include nodular lesions and bumps in the nodes and vessels, trouble breathing, purplish eruption on the skin, etc.
HOW IS SPOROTRICHOSIS DIAGNOSED?
A dermatologist diagnosis sporotrichosis by testing a swab of the affected area or through a biopsy of the affected site.
HOW IS SPOROTRICHOSIS TREATED?
Besides medication, surgery may be required in case of bone infection and cavitary nodules in the lungs.