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Clinical mycology is presented by Jacobson with emphasis on the clinical aspect. Thus the major divisions of his book are based upon the character of the disease process, rather than upon a botanical classification. Division A is for the "primary cutaneous mycoses with (usually) no definite systemic involvement". This includes the ringworms and related condition. Division B includes the "primary cutaneous and or mucous membrane infections with frequent systemic involvement". Under this heading are found moniliasis, maduromycosis, sporotrichosis, blastomycosis, actinomycosis, and coccidioidal granuloma. The third division, C, for torulosis and aspergillosis, is characterized as "primary systemic infections with occasional instances
Fungous-Diseases: A Clinico-Mycological Text.. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:966. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-7-966_1
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