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(M1.MC.14) A 59-year-old man with no significant past medical history presents to the emergency room with the ulcerative skin lesion shown in Figure A. He had a bad pneumonia several weeks ago. His vital signs are stable, and the remainder of his physical examination is benign. The lesion is swabbed and cultured revealing the organism shown in Figure B. Which of the following is most likely true regarding this disease? Topic Review Topic
FIGURES:   A   B        

1. The patient received the illness from bat droppings and may be treated with PO itraconazole
2. The patient received the illness in the Southwest and may be treated with PO fluconazole or itraconazole
3. The patient received the illness in the Mississippi River Valley and may be treated with PO itraconazole
4. The patient received the illness in Latin America and the organism may form a captain's wheel formation
5. The patient received the illness from plant material and may be treated with potassium iodide

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