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Experts from the SP will Acre treat patients with Jorge Lobo's disease

Researchers seek appropriate therapy for patients. More than 80 people are kind of treatment for ringworm in the state

 
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Medical staff from the Instituto Lauro de Souza Lima, Bauru (SP), carry out consultations and examinations to patients with Jorge Lobo's disease or lobomycosis in Acre, until July 29. The sessions will be offered to patients from next Monday (25).

According to the manager of the State Program of Sanitary Dermatology, Franciely Gomes, more than 80 people are in treatment against lobomycosis state. "Rio Branco and Sena Madureira are the cities that recorded cases of the disease. This team comes to Acre monitor the treatment to obtain the cure of patients.

According Franciely, the treatment is being studied by medical researchers in order to find out how this type of ringworm is transmitted and what the appropriate therapy to treat each case.

Jorge Lobo's disease, which is typical of the Amazon region, is a rare and deep mycosis caused by a fungus known as Lacazia loboi, which grows only in tropical regions. The fungus causing either single or multiple lesions in the skin of individuals with nodular, which causes itching at the site.

Brazil is currently one of the leading cases of lobomycosis. People who purchased this disease are usually those who worked in the vegetation - the cutting of the syringe or the extraction of Brazil nuts. It has not been possible to detect the place where the fungus which is the transmitter.

Professional Institute of the meet, also, cases of patients with chromomycosis, which is another type of mycosis prevalent in tropical regions, mainly in Acre.

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