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    [Tinea faciei caused by Nannizzia persicolor : An underdiagnosed dermatophyte?]
    Hautarzt 2018 Feb 21. Epub 2018 Feb 21.
    Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Rosalind-Franklin-Str. 7, 24105, Kiel, Deutschland.
    We report on a tinea faciei caused by Nannizzia (N.) persicolor. The 4‑year-old boy had probably been infected by a guinea pig. Read More

    Characterizing the clinical isolates of dermatophytes in Hamadan city, Central west of Iran, using PCR-RLFP method.
    J Mycol Med 2018 Mar 11;28(1):101-105. Epub 2018 Feb 11.
    Infectious Diseases Research Center (IDRC), Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran. Electronic address:
    Objective: Dermatophytosis is one of the most common mycotic infections, which considered as a public health problem in the major of countries. This study evaluated the molecular epidemiology of dermatophytosis in patients referred to Farshchian hospital in Hamadan city with PCR-RFLP method.

    Materials And Methods: Four hundred and five specimens from clinically suspected patients of dermatophytosis were collected and analyzed by direct microscopic and culture. Read More

    Recurrent dermatophytosis: A rising problem in Sikkim, a Himalayan state of India.
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2017 Oct-Dec;60(4):541-545
    Department of Dermatology, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim, India.
    Changing pattern of dermatophytic infection among people of Sikkim over the past few years and its recurrence rate has brought a need to do a study on clinical pattern and its recurrence from this part of the country. The objectives of this study are to discern the clinical patterns of dermatophytosis, identification of the isolated fungi to its species level and to see the pattern of its recurrence. The study was carried out from January 2015 to May 2016. Read More

    Epidemiological status of dermatophytosis in Guilan, north of Iran.
    Curr Med Mycol 2017 Mar;3(1):20-24
    Division of Molecular Biology, Department of Medical Mycology and Parasitology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
    Background And Purpose: The epidemiological features of dermatophytoses have been characterized in many geographical locations of Iran, but not in Guilan, North of Iran. This study was carried out to determine the distribution pattern of dermatophytoses and their relevant agents in Guilan, North of Iran, over a period of one year, from April 2010 to April 2011.

    Materials And Methods: The clinical samples of skin, hair, and nail from 889 outpatients (317 men vs. Read More

    Tinea faciei in a central Portuguese hospital: A 9-year survey.
    Mycoses 2018 Apr 28;61(4):283-285. Epub 2017 Dec 28.
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Hospital Santo António dos Capuchos, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal.
    Tinea faciei is a relatively uncommon dermatophytosis that affects the glabrous skin of the face. The aim of this study was to analyse the epidemiologic, clinical and mycological features of tinea faciei cases diagnosed at the Dermatology and Venereology Department of Hospital Santo António dos Capuchos (Lisbon, Portugal). Consecutive cases diagnosed between 2008 and 2016 were studied retrospectively. Read More

    Human Infections with Microsporum gypseum Complex (Nannizzia gypsea) in Slovenia.
    Mycopathologia 2017 Dec 24;182(11-12):1069-1075. Epub 2017 Aug 24.
    University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
    Microsporum gypseum complex is a group of geophillic dermatophytes with a worldwide distribution and is a rare cause of dermatomycoses in humans. The infection most commonly presents as tinea corporis, with some geographical and occupational variations. We studied M. Read More

    [Tinea barbae profunda due to Trichophyton mentagrophytes after journey to Thailand : Case report and review].
    Hautarzt 2017 Aug;68(8):639-648
    Labor für medizinische Mikrobiologie, Partnerschaft Prof. Dr. med. Pietro Nenoff & Dr. med. Constanze Krüger, Mölbiser Hauptstr. 8, 04571, Rötha/OT Mölbis, Deutschland.
    Tinea barbae represents a very rare dermatophytosis. We report on a tinea barbae profunda following a journey to Southeast Asia. After travel to Thailand, a businessman was affected by a foudroyant proceeding abscessing infection of the upper lip and beard area. Read More

    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

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