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Case Rep Dermatol 2015 Sep-Dec;7(3):306-10. Epub 2015 Oct 28.
Sector of Dermatology, University Hospital and School of Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Tinea nigra is a superficial fungal infection caused by Hortaea werneckii. It typically affects young individuals as an asymptomatic unilateral macule, from light brown to black on the palms and soles, mainly in tropical and subtropical regions. In 1997, Gupta et al. Read More
Rev Chilena Infectol 2013 Feb;30(1):90-3
Servicio de Dermatología, Clínica Alemana de Santiago, Chile.
Tinea nigra is a superficial mycosis caused by Hortaea werneckii. It is an infrequent asymptomatic infection that affects mainly human palms and soles, and it is mostly seen in tropical countries. It has not been reported in Chile yet. Read More
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2003 Jun;46(2):89-93
Research Center for Pathogenic Fungi and Microbial Toxicoses, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan.
Hortaea werneckii, a black yeast-like hyphomycete that is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical environments, can cause superficial mycotic infection in humans. This fungus was recently isolated from superficial infectious lesions of a guinea pig in Japan. An oligonucleotide primer set specific for Hortaea werneckii was designed on the basis of the internal transcribed spacer regions of the ribosomal DNA (rDNA). Read More
Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 2002 ;43(3):175-80
Research Center for Pathogenic Fungi and Microbial Toxicoses, Chiba University, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8673, Japan.
Hortaea werneckii, a black yeast and the causative agent of tinea nigra (a superficial type of dermatomycosis), is a human pathogen and is also found in the environment. It is not highly pathogenic but in the last fifteen to twenty years has been isolated from various human and environmental sources in Japan. As far as we know, there has been no report on the isolation of H. Read More