Mycosis on mycosis fungoides: zoophilic dermatophytosis selectively superimposed on pre-existing cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (mycosis fungoides) plaques.

Abstract

We report a case of tinea corporis caused by a cattle-derived strain of Trichophyton mentagrophytes in a 44-year-old male affected by cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL, so-called mycosis fungoides). Fungal colonization of glabrous skin was strictly confined within pre-existing lymphomatous plaques. Either oral itraconazole or griseofulvin, or topical… (More)

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