Brian J. Hall, MD

David J. DiCaudo, MD

Cutaneous blastomycosis often mimics malignancy, especially squamous cell carcinoma. This large ulcerated lesion shows classic heaped-up borders. (Courtesy S. Moschella, MD.)

Low-power view of verrucous blastomycosis reveals significant PEH image of the epidermis that can mimic squamous cell carcinoma. On higher power, amidst dermal inflammation image, fungal organisms were evident.



  • Blasto, Gilchrist disease, North American blastomycosis, Chicago disease


Infectious Agents

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Blastomycosis

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