Rev Iberoam Micol 2020 Jul - Oct;37(3-4):94-96. Epub 2020 Sep 26.
Microbiology Department, Laboratori Clínic Metropolitana Nord, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Department of Genetics and Microbiology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Badalona, Spain; CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Madrid, Spain.
Background: Dermatophytoses in children are common pathologies worldwide caused mainly by Trichophyton rubrum. However, due to the globalization and the atypical pets that people nowadays own, some zoonotic species are also involved in these lesions.
Case Report: We present two cases of tinea faciei caused by the zoonotic mould Trichophyton erinacei in two children that owned a guinea pig and a hedgehog, respectively. Read More