Chromoblastomycosis is achronic fungal infection

Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic fungal infection of the skin and the subcutaneous tissue caused by traumatic inoculation of a specific group of dematiaceous fungi (usually Fonsecaea pedrosoi, Phialophora verrucosa, Cladosporium carrionii, or Fonsecaea compacta) through the skin causing verrucous dermatitis.
The disease is mainly tropical and common in barefoot Agricultural workers. Amphotericin B, thiabendazole and 5FU are used in treatment lines.
Diagnosis: demonstration of sclerosis bodies in KOH mounts, histological lesions and on culture on SDA.