1977 年 39 巻 5 号 p. 790-794
A statistical survey on 100 cases of sporotrichosis at the Dermatological Clinic of Chiba University Hospital from May, 1965 to June, 1975 was reported. The proportion of sporotrichosis to the total number of outpatients and to the total dermatomycoses was 0.14 % and 1.8%. It has gradually increased since 1969. A higher percentage of patients was distributed in the patients less than 11 years old and more than 40 years old. Females were more affected than males. Half of the cases occured in farmers. Geographic distribution was remarkable. 44 cases had a history of injury. 62 cases showed the cutaneous lymphatic type and 38 cases showed the localized cutaneous type. The face and upper extremities were most affected. The sporotrichin test was positive in 41 of 42 cases. The causative organism in section of tissue was demonstrated in 97 of 99 cases.