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Rare or occasional mycosis of dogs and cats in Italy

Author(s): Roberta Galuppi | Maria Paola Tampieri

Journal: Medical Mycology
ISSN 1232-986X

Volume: 15;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 116;
Date: 2008;
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Keywords: rare mycosis | pseudomycetoma | mycetoma | phaeoiphomycosis | hyalohyphomycosis

A short review was carried out about rare mycosis described in pets in Italy. Cases of pseudomycetoma, mycetoma, phaeoiphomycosis and hyalohyphomyco-sis were reported, and the difficult found in veterinary medicine that can cause a underestimate of some mycotic diseases are pointed out we can conclude that, in animals, mycoses some time are misdiagnosed and, perhaps could be more frequent that we know; for this reasons they should not rejected in differential diagnosis.
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