A Case Report of Widespread Majocchi’s Granuloma in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

@article{Zhou2017ACR,
  title={A Case Report of Widespread Majocchi’s Granuloma in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus},
  author={Sitong Zhou and Yemei Yang and Kangxing Liu and Shiyun Huang and Yongxuan Hu and Xianyi Zhou},
  journal={Mycopathologia},
  year={2017},
  volume={182},
  pages={577-581}
}
Majocchi’s granuloma is an intracutaneous or subcutaneous granulomatous inflammation caused by invasion of dermatophytic fungus, especially Trichophyton rubrum. This type of lesion is misdiagnosed frequently without proper auxiliary examination. Here, we report a case of widespread Majocchi’s granuloma caused by T. rubrum in a 35-year-old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus for 9 years. The patient was initially misdiagnosed as SLE-associated skin lesions, which delayed her treatment and… CONTINUE READING