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Infectious Dermatology Case Reports

Jordan N. Edwards, BS, James D. Denham, MS, MS-III, Dae Hyun Lee, MD, Sowmya Nanjappa, MBBS, MD, Julie Gnage, MPH, John N. Greene, MD
This article describes the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of bed bugs, as well as infection-control implications.
Reid Green, MD; Meenakshi Manivannan, MS; Donald K. Murphey, MD; and Lucia Z. Diaz, MD
We report a pediatric case of sporotrichosis with zoonotic transmission of Sporothrix schenckii from a feline to an otherwise healthy 2-year-old girl.
Patient Presentation This 48-year-old dairy farmer presented with a 3-month history of boggy, suppurative papules and nodules with crusts on his right cheek. He had been using over-the-counter topical antibiotics, antifungals and topical corticosteroid creams and ointments since the lesions appeared. However, these treatments did not improve the lesions.
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