[Mexican case of tinea incognito and granuloma de Majocchi acquired from a hedgehog].

@article{LammogliaOrdiales2018MexicanCO,
  title={[Mexican case of tinea incognito and granuloma de Majocchi acquired from a hedgehog].},
  author={Lorena Lammoglia-Ordiales and Erick Mart{\'i}nez-Herrera and Sonia Toussaint-Caire and Roberto Arenas and Gabriela Moreno-Couti{\~n}o},
  journal={Revista chilena de infectologia : organo oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de Infectologia},
  year={2018},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={
          204-206
        }
}
Exotic pets, such as the ground hedgehog, are capable of transmitting to the human being different zoonoses, such as salmonellosis, mycobacteria, protozoa such as Cryptosporidium parvum, and dermatophytosis. We present the case report of a male adult patient, who had recently acquired a ground hedgehog, who presented in his hand a ringworm lesion incognito and a Majocchi granuloma. The etiological agent was identified as Trichophyton erinacei by mycological culture and molecular biology. The… CONTINUE READING

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