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Causes of Sporotrichosis

Primary Cause of Sporotrichosis

The primary cause of Sporotrichosis is the result:

  • of an infectious agent.

Sporotrichosis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Sporotrichosis:

Sporotrichosis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Sporotrichosis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Sporotrichosis:

Sporotrichosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Sporotrichosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Sporotrichosis?

Causes: Sporotrichosis: Sporothrix schenckii fungus entering the skin
The fungus can be found in sphagnum moss, in hay, in other plant materials, and in the soil. It enters the skin through small cuts or punctures from thorns, barbs, pine needles, or wires. It is not spread from person to person. (Source: excerpt from Sporotrichosis: DBMD)

Related information on causes of Sporotrichosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Sporotrichosis may be found in:


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