The two patients in the case study were 28 and 47 years old respectively and both had lesions on various parts of their bodies including thighs, buttocks, neck and stomach.
Two women in New York, United States, have been diagnosed with the first known cases of a highly contagious, drug-resistant fungal infection called ringworm, according to a recently released case study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ). The CDC report says that although these are the first reported cases, medical professionals are investigating the possibility of additional cases, NBC News reported.
The CDC report explains that ringworm, also known as ringworm, is a common and highly contagious infection of the skin, hair, or nails caused by dermatophyte molds. Over the past decade, severe cases of antifungal-resistant ringworm have emerged in South Asia, reaching “epidemic proportions” in the region.
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