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    Bilateral Tinea Nigra of palm: a rare case report from Eastern India.
    Indian J Med Microbiol 2014 Jan-Mar;32(1):86-8
    Department of Microbiology, Shrirama Chandra Bhanj Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, India.
    A 14 year old girl from a coastal district of Odisha presented with a six month history of asymptomatic brownish patches on the palm of the both hands. Epidermal scrape from these patches showed brown septate hyphae with occasional yeast like cells. Hortaea wernekii was isolated from the fungal culture. A diagnosis of Tinea nigra was made. The patches resolved completely after treatment with topical 1% clotrimazole cream.

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