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    Tinea faciei on the right eyebrow caused by Trichophyton interdigitale.
    An Bras Dermatol 2016 Nov-Dec;91(6):829-831
    Affiliated Hospital of Guangdong Medical University - Zhanjiang, China.
    Tinea faciei is a relatively uncommon dermatophyte infection entailing atypical clinical symptoms, usually misdiagnosed and treated with corticosteroids. The authors describe a case of tinea faciei on the right eyebrow caused by Trichophyton interdigitale. The patient was an 18-year-old girl, who had an inflammatory plaque with a scaly, pustular surface on the right eyebrow and upper eyelid, which had persisted for over 1 month. Read More

    Epidemiology of Dermatophytoses in Crete, Greece.
    Med Mycol J 2016 ;57(4):E69-E75
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine.
    Dermatophytoses are among the most frequently diagnosed skin infections worldwide. However, the distribution of pathogenic species and the predominating anatomical sites of infection vary with geographical location and change over time. The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological and aetiological factors of dermatophytoses in Crete, Greece over the last 5-year period (2011-2015) and their incidence in relation to the gender and the age of the patients. Read More

    Characterization of clinically important dermatophytes in North of Iran using PCR-RFLP on ITS region.
    J Mycol Med 2016 Dec 3;26(4):345-350. Epub 2016 Aug 3.
    Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran.
    Objective: Dermatophytosis is considered as one of the major public health problems in the world. Accurate identification of the dermatophytes species is important for recognition of the environment and animal sources of infection. In this survey, 1500 clinical specimens taken from outpatients suspected of dermatophytosis and they were examined by direct microscopy and culture. Read More

    [Trichophyton species of Arthroderma benhamiae : Clinical therapeutic aspects of a new pathogen in dermatology].
    Hautarzt 2016 Sep;67(9):706-11
    Klinik für Hautkrankheiten, Universitätsklinikum Jena, Erfurter Str. 35, 07743, Jena, Deutschland.
    Cutaneous infections with Trichophyton species of Arthroderma (A.) benhamiae are increasingly being detected in Germany. This dermatophyte typically causes tinea corporis, tinea faciei or tinea capitis with in part heavy clinical manifestation like kerion celsi. Read More

    Tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes in a 20-day-old neonate.
    Indian Dermatol Online J 2015 Dec;6(Suppl 1):S43-6
    Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, India.
    Although candidiasis in newborns is not uncommon, superficial dermatophyte infections of infants is quite rare. The causative agents of neonatal tinea reported in various case studies have been Trichophyton rubrum, Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum, and Trichophyton violaceum. To the best of our knowledge, no case report of neonatal tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes has been reported earlier. Read More

    Epidemiological Aspects of Dermatophytosis in Khuzestan, southwestern Iran, an Update.
    Mycopathologia 2016 Aug 17;181(7-8):547-53. Epub 2016 Feb 17.
    Abadan School of Medical sciences, Abadan, Iran.
    Dermatophytosis is among the most common superficial mycoses in Iran. The purpose of this report was to update the clinical and mycological features of human dermatophytosis in the Khuzestan, southwestern Iran. In the framework of a one-year survey, a total of 4120 skin, hair and nail samples obtained from the outpatients with symptoms suggestive of tinea were analyzed by using direct microscopy, culture and molecular identification methods. Read More

    Epidemiology of Superficial Fungal Infections in Guangdong, Southern China: A Retrospective Study from 2004 to 2014.
    Mycopathologia 2016 Jun 16;181(5-6):387-95. Epub 2016 Feb 16.
    Department of Parasitology, Zhongshan School of Medicine, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, 510080, China.
    Superficial fungal infections are common worldwide; however, the distribution of pathogenic species varies among geographical areas and changes over time. This study aimed to determine the epidemiologic profile of superficial fungal infections during 2004-2014 in Guangzhou, Southern China. Data regarding the superficial mycoses from outpatients and inpatients in our hospital were recorded and analyzed. Read More

    [Outbreak of Trichophyton tonsurans ringworm in a health area of the Community of Madrid (Spain)].
    Rev Iberoam Micol 2016 Apr-Jun;33(2):126-8. Epub 2016 Jan 13.
    Servicio de Microbiología, Hospital Universitario de Móstoles, Madrid, España.
    Background: Trichophyton tonsurans is a dermatophyte fungus that can cause ringworm outbreaks. In our health area in September 2013, two cases of T. tonsurans ringworm were diagnosed in children who lived in a Children's Centre. Read More

    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 2015 Jan;46(1):105-9
    An unusual case of chromoblastomycosis is reported, it resembled dermatophytosis, tinea faciei due to the presence of a well-demarcated scaly ery- thematous patch on the face. The patient was a 63-year-old farmer from central Thailand, who had the skin lesion for 10 years. Mycological and histopathologi- cal investigations of scales and skin biopsy specimen revealed a granulomatous infiltrate with sclerotic bodies, the hallmark of chromoblastomycosis. Read More

    [Microsporum canis: Current data on the prevalence of the zoophilic dermatophyte in central Germany].
    Hautarzt 2015 Nov;66(11):855-62
    Labor für medizinische Mikrobiologie, Mölbiser Hauptstraße 8, 04571, Rötha/OT Mölbis, Deutschland.
    Background: Microsporum (M.) canis, whose source of infection is mostly cats, is still considered as the most frequently occurring zoophilic dermatophyte in Germany and Europe. In distinct areas of Germany, the zoophilic dermatophyte Trichophyton (T. Read More

    Polycyclic Annular Lesion Masquerading as Lupus Erythematosus and Emerging as Tinea Faciei Incognito.
    Ann Dermatol 2015 Jun 29;27(3):322-5. Epub 2015 May 29.
    Department of Dermatology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
    Tinea incognito is a dermatophytic infection induced by immunosuppressive agents that lacks the classic features of a typical fungal infection. Although the treatment of tinea incognito is simple and relatively easy, its clinical manifestation varies and can masquerade as various skin disorders, causing misdiagnosis and thus preventing prompt and appropriate treatment. Here, we report an interesting case of tinea incognito occurring after topical steroid administration in an immunosuppressed patient with dermatitis artefacta. Read More

    Cheek and periorbital peculiar discoid lupus erythematosus: rare clinical presentation mimicking tinea faciei, cutaneous granulomatous disease or blepharitis.
    Case Rep Dermatol 2015 Jan-Apr;7(1):56-60. Epub 2015 Apr 9.
    Department of Dermatology, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan.
    We present clinically peculiar facial discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) that mimicked tinea faciei. Although DLE is a chronic autoimmune dermatosis, it has a variety of rare clinical presentations, including periorbital DLE, comedonic DLE and hypertrophic DLE recently. In this case, a scaly, erythematous lesion on the eyelid and the central healed, mildly elevated, annularly distributed facial DLE mimicked tinea faciei, complicating our diagnosis. Read More

    Tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes (molecular type Arthroderma benhamiae ) mimics impetigo : a case report and literature review of cases in Japan.
    Med Mycol J 2015 ;56(1):E1-5
    Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital.
    A 36-year-old female elementary schoolteacher presented with aggregated serous papules surrounded by mild erythema, extending from both nasal wings/nostrils down to the upper lip. No improvement was seen following treatment of the lesions with topical antibiotics for impetigo. Potassium hydroxide (KOH) direct microscopy confirmed the presence of mycelia, and the infection was diagnosed as tinea faciei. Read More

    Epidemiological studies on Dermatophytosis in human patients in Himachal Pradesh, India.
    Springerplus 2014 9;3:134. Epub 2014 Mar 9.
    Superannuated as Professor Microbiology, Veterinary Microbiology, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana India.
    Dermatophytes are among the common fungal agents implicated in superficial skin infections worldwide. They include species of Trichophyton, Microsporum and Epidermophyton. In hot and humid climates of tropical and subtropical regions, the incidence of these pathogens is higher. Read More

    Clinical features of 80 cases of tinea faciei treated at a rural clinic in Japan.
    Drug Discov Ther 2014 Dec;8(6):245-8
    Department of Immunology, Allergy & Vascular Biology, Kumamoto University.
    From March 2008 through February 2014, 80 patients aged 1-95 years (43 men and 37 women) were diagnosed with tinea faciei by a rural Japanese clinic. The affected sites were the cheek in 42 patients (52.5%), the auricles and area surrounding the auricles in 16 (20. Read More

    The Prevalence and Pattern of Superficial Fungal Infections among School Children in Ile-Ife, South-Western Nigeria.
    Dermatol Res Pract 2014 10;2014:842917. Epub 2014 Dec 10.
    Department of Dermatology & Venereology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
    Fungal infections of the skin and nails are common global problems with attendant morbidity among affected individuals. Children are mostly affected due to predisposing factors such as overcrowding and low socioeconomic factors. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and the clinical patterns of superficial fungal infections among primary school children in Ile-Ife. Read More

    Tinea capitis and tinea faciei in the Zurich area - an 8-year survey of trends in the epidemiology and treatment patterns.
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2015 Aug 10;29(8):1524-9. Epub 2014 Dec 10.
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland.
    Background: Tinea capitis and tinea faciei are dermatophyte infections of the scalp and glabrous skin of the face affecting mainly prepubertal children. During the past 30 years, a significant increase and a change in the pattern of infectious agents has been noted for tinea capitis.

    Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine trends in the current epidemiological situation of tinea capitis and tinea faciei in the Zurich area, Switzerland and adjacent Central and Eastern Switzerland. Read More

    Dermatophyte Infections in Primorsko-Goranska County, Croatia: a 21-year Survey.
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2014 ;22(3):175-9
    Prof. Marija Kaštelan, MD, PhD , Department of Dermatovenereology , Clinical Hospital Centre Rijeka , Medical Faculty University of Rijeka, Krešimirova 42, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia;
    This study examined the frequency of dermatophytoses in the Primorsko-Goranska County, a north-western part of Croatia, over a period of 21 years (1988-2008). All fungal samples were microscopically examined with 20% potassium hydroxide (KOH) solution. Fungal infections were confirmed in 26. Read More

    Mycology - an update part 2: dermatomycoses: clinical picture and diagnostics.
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2014 Sep;12(9):749-77
    Laboratory for Medical Microbiology, Mölbis, Germany.
    Most fungal infections of the skin are caused by dermatophytes, both in Germany and globally. Tinea pedis is the most frequent fungal infection in Western industrial countries. Tinea pedis frequently leads to tinea unguium, while in the elderly, both may then spread causing tinea corporis. Read More

    Trichophyton species of Arthroderma benhamiae - a new infectious agent in dermatology.
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2014 Jul;12(7):571-81
    Laboratory for Medical Microbiology, Mölbis, Germany.
    In Germany, infections due to the zoophilic dermatophyte Trichophyton (T.) species of Arthroderma benhamiae are being more frequently diagnosed. The source of infection of this emerging pathogen overlaps with that of the zoophilic species T. Read More

    Mycology - an update. Part 1: Dermatomycoses: causative agents, epidemiology and pathogenesis.
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2014 Mar 17;12(3):188-209; quiz 210, 188-211; quiz 212. Epub 2014 Feb 17.
    Laboratory for Medical Microbiology, Mölbis, Germany.
    Dermatomycoses are caused most commonly by dermatophytes. The anthropophilic dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum is still the most frequent causative agent worldwide. Keratinolytic enzymes, e. Read More

    A 21-day-old boy with an annular eruption. Tinea faciei / Tinea capitis.
    Pediatr Ann 2014 Jan;43(1):e16-8
    A healthy 21-day-old black male was referred to pediatric dermatology for evaluation of a facial and scalp eruption that had been present for less than 1 week. The child's parents had applied a topical corticosteroid cream for several days without any improvement noted. The child was otherwise well and thriving. Read More

    A Molecular Epidemiological Survey of Clinically Important Dermatophytes in Iran Based on Specific RFLP Profiles of Beta-tubulin Gene.
    Iran J Public Health 2013 Sep;42(9):1049-57
    1. Dept. of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Public Health; National Institute of Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran.
    Background: Surveillance of dermatophytosis is essential to determine the likely changes in etiological trends and distribution profile of this infection. In this study beta tubulin gene (BT2), was used as the first time in a PCR-RFLP format to clarify the distribution of dermatophytosis agents in some parts of Iran.

    Methods: A total of 603 clinical isolates was obtained from 500 patients in Tehran, Isfahan, Mazandaran and Guilan provinces. Read More

    Misdiagnosed zoophile tinea faciei and tinea corporis effectively treated with isoconazole nitrate and diflucortolone valerate combination therapy.
    Mycoses 2013 May;56 Suppl 1:26-9
    Labor der Charité Hautklinik, Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
    There have been few published reports on the human transmission of Trichophyton mentagrophytes, a zoophilic fungus frequently occurring in pets. Here we report on 2 girls, living with a pet dwarf rabbit, who presented with inflammatory skin lesions positive for T. mentagrophytes and subsequently diagnosed as zoophile tinea faciei and tinea corporis. Read More

    Tinea faciei in a newborn due to Trichophyton tonsurans.
    J Biomed Res 2013 Jan 19;27(1):71-4. Epub 2012 Dec 19.
    Department of Mycology, Institute of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210042, China.
    We report here the first case of neonatal tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton tonsurans in mainland China. The mother of the infant had tinea corpris and tinea capitis while the father had tinea incongnito. The infections in the parents were mycologically confirmed to be due to Trichophyton tonsurans. Read More

    Impetigo-like tinea faciei around the nostrils caused by Arthroderma vanbreuseghemii identified using polymerase chain reaction-based sequencing of crusts.
    Pediatr Dermatol 2013 Nov-Dec;30(6):e136-7. Epub 2012 Dec 26.
    Departments of Dermatology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.
    We report a case of Arthroderma vanbreuseghemii (a teleomorph of Trichophyton interdigitale) infection around the nostrils in a 3-year-old girl. The culture was negative, so the pathogenic agent was identified using polymerase chain reaction-based sequencing of the crusts taken from the lesion on the nostril. Treatment with oral itraconazole and topical 1% naftifine/0. Read More

    Tinea faciei by Microsporum gypseum mimicking allergic reaction following cosmetic tattooing of the eyebrows.
    Med Mycol J 2012 ;53(4):263-6
    Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East, Japan.
    A 63-year-old healthy female patient presented with well defined itchy erythematous lesions on the area of her eyebrows. Her eyebrows had been tattooed two months before her visit to us. The lesions had previously been treated by application of steroid ointment and anti-histamine and steroid tablets by mouth without success. Read More

    Epidemiology of dermatophytoses in Crete, Greece between 2004 and 2010.
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2012 Jun;147(3):315-9
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
    Aim: The present work was undertaken in order to study the epidemiology of dermatophytoses in the island of Crete, Greece, over a 7-year period (2004-2010) and to compare the results with those reported earlier from this region and from other parts of the world.

    Methods: A total of 3236 clinical specimens obtained from 2674 patients with signs of dermatomycoses were examined by direct micropscopy and culture.

    Results: Overall, 392 specimens (12. Read More

    Molecular epidemiology of dermatophytosis in Tehran, Iran, a clinical and microbial survey.
    Med Mycol 2013 Feb 15;51(2):203-7. Epub 2012 May 15.
    Department of Medical Mycology, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.
    In the framework of a survey on dermatophytoses, 14,619 clinical specimens taken from outpatients with symptoms suggestive of tinea and referred to a Medical Mycology laboratory in Tehran, Iran, were analyzed by direct microscopy and culture. In total, 777 dermatophyte strains recovered in culture were randomly identified by a formerly established RFLP analysis method based on the rDNA ITS regions. For confirmation of species identification, 160 isolates representing the likely entire species spectrum were subjected to ITS-sequencing. Read More

    Incidence of vesicobullous and erosive disorders of neonates.
    J Dermatol Case Rep 2011 Dec;5(4):58-63
    Department of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology, Muzaffarnagar Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.
    Background: The entity vesicobullous disorders in neonates encompasses a varied spectrum of disorders varying from self limiting to potentially life threatening infectious diseases.

    Objective: To analyse the incidence of dermatoses in neonates, stress the importance of simple noninvasive diagnostic procedures with perspective to actual need of active intervention.

    Patients And Methods: Forty four neonates with vesicobullous lesions in departments of dermatology and pediatrics were evaluated with respect to diagnosis, required treatments and follow ups. Read More

    The first case of tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei isolated in Chile.
    Int J Dermatol 2012 Mar;51(3):283-5
    Departments of Dermatology Infectology Clinical Laboratory, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile.
    Background: Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei is a zoophilic dermatophyte transmitted by hedgehogs which human infections manifest as highly inflammatory and pruritic eruptions.

    Methods: We report a 21-year-old woman who presented with a two-week history of a pruritic scaly erythematous plaque on the nose. Read More

    [Asymptomatic facial infiltrated papules in an HIV-positive male].
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 2011 Dec;100(25):1553-6
    Dermatologische Klinik, Universitätsspital Basel.
    A 65 year old HIV-infected patient (CDC A2, diagnosed in 07/2008) presented with facial, erythematous infiltrated papular lesions. Consistent with progressive immunodeficiency a low CD4+ T-cell count and an increase of the viral load was seen simultaneously and an eosinophilic pustular folliculitis (EPF) was assumed. Though, the lesional biopsy revealed a follicular eosinophilic infiltration and endotrichial hyphae, proving for an infiltrating dermatophytosis. Read More

    Incidence of Vesicobullous and Erosive Disorders of Neonates: Where and How Much to Worry?
    Indian J Pediatr 2011 Oct 25. Epub 2011 Oct 25.
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Muzaffarnagar Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.
    Objective: To analyse the incidence of dermatoses in neonates, stress the importance of simple noninvasive diagnostic procedures with perspective to actual need of active intervention.

    Methods: Forty four neonates with vesicobullous lesions in Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics were evaluated with respect to diagnosis, required treatments and follow ups.

    Results: Of the total 44 neonates, 29 were boys and 15 girls. Read More

    Tinea faciei due to microsporum canis in children: a survey of 46 cases in the District of Cagliari (Italy).
    Pediatr Dermatol 2012 Jul-Aug;29(4):409-13. Epub 2011 Oct 20.
    Dermatology Department, Cagliari University, Cagliari, Italy.
    Dermatophytoses are frequent in children, but involvement of the facial skin has peculiar aspects that should be considered a separate entity: tinea faciei. Microsporum canis infection in tinea faciei has not been widely documented. To review cases of tinea faciei due to M. Read More

    Pediatric tinea faciei in southern Spain: a 30-year survey.
    Pediatr Dermatol 2012 May-Jun;29(3):249-53. Epub 2011 Oct 13.
    Dermatology Department, Hospital Costa del Sol, Marbella, Spain.
    Tinea faciei (TF) is a common clinical form of tinea in children that is frequently misdiagnosed and treated with corticosteroids. No large case series of TF focusing on children have been published. The aim of this study was to analyze the main epidemiologic, clinical, and microbiologic features of TF in children over a period of 30 years and compare these features with those of other tineas. Read More

    An unusual clinical presentation of tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei.
    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

    Clinico-epidemiological and mycological aspects of tinea incognito in Iran: A 16-year study.
    Med Mycol J 2011 ;52(1):25-32
    Dermatology Department, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Hamadan, Iran.
    Background: Tinea incognito is a dermatophytic infection in which topical or systemic steroids have modified the clinical appearance of the mycosis and mimicking other skin diseases.

    Objectives: A large retrospective study was carried out to identify the clinical aspects and type of dermatophytes involved in tinea incognito cases in Iran during 1993-2008.

    Patients: Out of 6325 subjects suspected to have dermatophytoses, 56 patients (29 males, 27 females, mean age 32. Read More

    [Review of two Japanese cases with tinea faciei identified by molecular biological techniques as Arthroderma vanbreuseghemii].
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 2010 ;51(4):193-8
    Noguchi Dermatology Clinic.
    A 26-year-old female (Case 1) presented with scaly erythema on the left cheek. Positive direct microscopic examination results indicated a diagnosis of tinea faciei. Colonies were isolated after incubation on Mycosel agar medium. Read More

    Chronically recurrent and disseminated tinea faciei/corporis--autoinoculation from asymptomatic tinea capitis carriage.
    Pediatr Dermatol 2010 Sep-Oct;27(5):527-8. Epub 2010 Aug 26.
    Department of Dermatology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
    We report clinical findings in a 12-year-old girl with long-term recurrent and disseminated multiple eruptions of tinea faciei and tinea corporis, which persisted for 10 years. Mycological examination revealed the dermatophyte Trichophyton tonsurans in both scale samples from the body lesions and in brushing samples from her asymptomatic scalp, suggesting that she was an asymptomatic dermatophyte carrier on the scalp, and autoinoculation of the dermatophyte was responsible for the recurrent and disseminated tinea faciei/corporis. Read More

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