Skinmed 2006 Jul-Aug;5(4):201-3
Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77005, USA.
J Dermatol 2006 Jan;33(1):23-9
Department of Dermatology, Ryukyu University School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan.
We report a case of tinea nigra on the left palm of a 13-year-old girl. She had noticed a pigmented, asymptomatic macule on the left palm approximately 4-5 years prior to her first visit to our hospital. The color of the lesion tended to change before and after a bath; it became lighter after a bath and darkened some time later. Read More
Rev Argent Microbiol 2007 Oct-Dec;39(4):218-20
Laboratorio Central, Sección Microbiología, Hospital Alemán, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A clinical case of a female patient with a black spot on the palm of her left hand is presented. The infection was due to a black fungus identified as Hortaea werneckii, the aetiological agent of tinea nigra palmaris. This infection can be easily diagnosed and it is important to establish the differential diagnosis from other skin pathologies. Read More
Int J Dermatol 2003 Sep;42 Suppl 1:29-35
Department of Dermatology, University of California San Francisco, USA.
Unlabelled: BACKGROUND Tinea pedis (athlete's foot) is the most common fungal infection in the general population. Ciclopirox, a broad-spectrum hydroxypyridone antifungal, has proven efficacy against the organisms commonly implicated in tinea pedis; Trichophyton rubrum, T.mentagrophytes and Epidermophyton floccosum. Read More
Clin Ther 1985 ;7(5):574-83
Two randomized, double-blind, parallel-group studies, each conducted at five medical centers, assessed the efficacy and safety of a new antifungal agent, ciclopirox olamine cream 1%, in patients with tinea versicolor. In one study, the antifungal agent was compared with its cream vehicle; in the other, it was compared with another antifungal compound, 1% clotrimazole cream. In both studies, treatments were applied twice daily for 14 days. Read More