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Physical examination of nails was carried out in 210 elderly patients and nail scrapings were obtained from onychomycosis suggested lesions in order to determine their causative agents, incidence and clinical characteristics. Diagnostic was confirmed by the isolation of the agents from 74 patients, mainly from toe-nails (incidence 35.2). Tinea pedis… (More)
Mycological tests were made in 212 patients who had lesions with clinical appearance of dermatophytic infection. The results show that the combined use of direct microscopy and culture helps to detect a larger number of dermatophytic conditions. The findings were the agent most connected with these kinds of mycosis, the most frequent clinical conditions,… (More)
Two cases of chromomycosis of unusual location, one in the face and other in the auricular area, are reported. Though these two areas are highly vulnerable as far as trauma is concerned, the literature reviewed includes few cases in these areas.