Tinea nigra: successful treatment with topical butenafine.

An Bras Dermatol 2012 Nov-Dec;87(6):939-41

University of Vale of Itajaí (Universidade do Vale do Itajai - Univali) - Itajai (SC), Brazil.

The authors report a case of Tinea nigra in an 8-year-old child, male, from Itajaí, SC, Brazil, with lesions of the macular hyperchromic type, unique, asymptomatic, localized in the right palmar area. The lesion was treated with the topical antifungal butenafine, with remission of symptoms and without recurrence at follow-up for two years.

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