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An Bras Dermatol 2011 Mar-Apr;86(2):389-90
Dermatology Outpatient Clinic at University of Vale do Itajaí (Univali) - Itajaí (SC), Brazil.
Through a photographic essay, we identified similarities between hyperchromic maculas of two cases of Tinea Nigra with images of a heart-shaped mangrove called "Coeur de Voh", located on the French island of New Caledonia (Oceania) and of a rock formation called "Parrot Beak" located on Cabeçudas Beach, Itajaí, Santa Catarina State (Brazil). Read More
Pediatr Infect Dis J 1989 Jan;8(1):48-50
Department of Pediatrics, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI 96859-5000.
An unusual clinical presentation of tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei.
- Deok-Woo Lee,
- Ji-Hye Yang,
- Seok-Joo Choi,
- Chong-Hyun Won,
- Sung-Eun Chang,
- Mi-Woo Lee,
- Jee-Ho Choi,
- Kee-Chan Moon,
- Mi-Na Kim
Pediatr Dermatol 2011 Mar-Apr;28(2):210-2
Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea.
Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei, the natural host of which is the hedgehog, has been found to cause highly inflammatory and pruritic eruptions, including tinea manuum, tinea corporis, nail infection, kerion, scalp infection, and tinea barbae. To our knowledge, however, no reports have been made of tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. Read More