Severe kerion celsi due to Trichophyton mentagrophytes: a case report.

UNLABELLED We report on a 5-year-old girl with a severe kerion celsi, caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes, probably acquired from a pet guinea pig. The lesions had started as small irritating squamous lesions that had been accurately diagnosed as skin infection, but had only been treated with local antifungal agents. The lesions progressed and developed… CONTINUE READING