Recent investigations on the relationship between fungal skin diseases and atopic dermatitis.

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Atopic dermatitis may be associated with chronic dermatophyte infections and Pityrosporum related disorders. Recent epidemiologic studies in school children and young recruits have confirmed that atopic individuals have an increased susceptibility to Trichophyton rubrum infections of the feet and an increased risk for persistent infections. In contrast, an… (More)

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@article{Svejgaard1989RecentIO, title={Recent investigations on the relationship between fungal skin diseases and atopic dermatitis.}, author={Else Lyngs\oe Svejgaard and J Faergeman and G B E Jemec and Martin Kieffer and V Ottevanger}, journal={Acta dermato-venereologica. Supplementum}, year={1989}, volume={144}, pages={140-2} }