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Neonatal dermatophytosis: report of a case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21504448     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Tinea capitis is a common fungal infection in children but rare among neonates. We present a case of a 3-week-old infant with multiple scalp lesions for 1 week. A diagnosis of tinea capitis due to Microsporum canis was made based on clinical morphology, Wood's lamp, and biopsy with a positive PAS stain. She was effectively treated with oral griseofulvin and ketoconazole shampoo.
Authors:
Marijana Atanasovski; Abdel Kader El Tal; Fasahat Hamzavi; David A Mehregan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  185-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan Wayne State University, Dermatology Department, Dearborn, Michigan Wayne State University, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan Pinkus Dermatopathology Laboratory, Monroe, Michigan.
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