Immune responses of patients with tinea imbricata.

  title={Immune responses of patients with tinea imbricata.},
  author={R J Hay and Stewart Reid and E N Talwat and K Macnamara},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={108 5},
Tinea imbricata is a chronic dermatophyte infection caused by Trichophyton concentricum affecting large areas of the skin surface. Spontaneous improvement is unusual and relapse after apparently successful treatment is common. In this study in Papua New Guinea it was found that a high proportion of infected patients had immediate-type hypersensitivity (52… CONTINUE READING