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Penile shaft involvement in pityriasis versicolor.

@article{Khaddar2008PenileSI,
  title={Penile shaft involvement in pityriasis versicolor.},
  author={R. K. Khaddar and F. Cherif and Rym Ben Hadid and M. Mokni and A. Ben Osman},
  journal={Acta dermatovenerologica Alpina, Pannonica, et Adriatica},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          86-9
        }
}
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