Sporotrichosis Treatment & Management

Updated: Mar 02, 2021
  • Author: Nelson Ivan Agudelo Higuita, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

Antifungal therapy is the mainstay of treatment for all forms of sporotrichosis.

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Surgical Care

Surgical therapy is important in the management of osteoarticular sporotrichosis.

Principles of surgical care are the same as for other bone and joint infections. Appropriate drainage of infected joints minimizes joint damage. Appropriate debridement of infected bone enhances the likelihood of eradication of infection with antimicrobial therapy.

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Activity

Patients may perform routine activity as tolerated.

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