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Case reports: tinea corporis in a 13-year-old German girl due to Trichophyton schoenleinii.
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PMID:  15601459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the first case of a tinea corporis with partly profound lesions in a 13-year-old girl on her arms, legs and trunk due to Trichophyton schoenleinii but without any lesion on scalp and hair. Moreover, this is the first case of an infection with Trichophyton schoenleinii in Germany since more than 40 years. The diagnosis was confirmed by microscopy of mycological specimens. Other causes of the skin symptoms could be excluded (atopic dermatitis, bacterial or other fungal infection). Clinical and epidemiological aspects of this anthropophile dermatophyte are briefly reviewed.
T C Roos; A Bordeaux; U Gentzen-Luebbs; H J Tietz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mycoses     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0933-7407     ISO Abbreviation:  Mycoses     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-16     Completed Date:  2005-07-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8805008     Medline TA:  Mycoses     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  514-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Rehabilitation Clinic Neuharlingersiel, Interdisciplinary Therapy Center for Allergies, Skin and Lung Diseases, and Psychosomatics, Nordseeheilbad Neuharlingersiel, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Arm / microbiology
Hair / microbiology
Leg / microbiology
Scalp / microbiology
Tinea / microbiology*
Trichophyton / cytology,  growth & development,  isolation & purification*

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