Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Skin Infection Sporotrichosis Outlook

What to expect with a Sporothrix infection:

  • Those with only one area of infection respond well to treatment.
  • In those with a weak immune system, the infection can spread throughout the body and may become life-threatening.

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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