Tinea faciei incognito due to Trichophyton rubrum as a result of autoinoculation from onychomycosis.

@article{Nenoff2007TineaFI,
  title={Tinea faciei incognito due to Trichophyton rubrum as a result of autoinoculation from onychomycosis.},
  author={Pietro Nenoff and Claudia M{\"u}gge and J{\"u}rgen Herrmann and Ulrike Keller},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 Suppl 2},
  pages={20-5}
}
The localisation of a dermatophytosis on the face is rare. Differential diagnoses include a broad range of dermatological disorders, e. g. contact dermatitis, psoriasis vulgaris, seborrhoeic dermatitis, demodicosis, and polymorphic photo eruptions. Two patients suffering from tinea faciei incognito caused by Trichophyton rubrum are presented. Diagnosis was based on mycological diagnostics of skin scrapings using Calcofluor preparation and cultivation of the causative dermatophyte. Both patients… CONTINUE READING

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