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Friday 01 December 2000

Case report. Disseminated tinea of the verrucous type due to epidermophyton floccosum.

By: Qiangqiang Z, Limo Q, Qixian Q.

Mycoses 2001;44(7-8):326-9

A case is presented of an 8-year-old boy suffering from disseminated verrucous lesions with some purulent drainage on his right foot, shank, thigh, scrotum, penis, perianal area and abdomen. Epidermophyton floccosum was isolated from these lesions. The patient was treated with oral ketoconazole for 4 months and the lesions resolved completely. There was no evidence of relapse during a 12-month follow-up.

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