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    [Cutaneous mycoses as a problem of the tropics. I. Superficial tropical mycoses].
    Wiad Parazytol 2001 ;47(4):629-32
    Klinika Chorób Zakaźnych Akademii Medycznej, 91-347 Lódź, ul. Kniaziewicza 1/5.
    Cutaneous mycoses are third among diseases after parasitic and infectious ones that pose problems for persons returning from the tropics. The paper presents semiotics of the following tropical superficial mycoses: tinea imbricata, infections with Scytalidium, tinea nigra, zakazenia grzybami Scytalidium, lupieZ czarny, black piedra, white piedra. Treatment, diagnostics and prophylaxis are discussed.

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