Tinea corporis confined to irradiated skin. Radiation port dermatophytosis.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Radiation port dermatophytosis (RPD) is an uncommon condition in which patients receiving radiation therapy concurrently have tinea corporis that is confined primarily to the irradiated skin. METHODS The case of a 33-year-old man is reported who was receiving cobalt-60 radiation therapy for a nasopharyngeal carcinoma. During therapy, a… (More)

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