Tinea nigra Presenting Speckled or “Salt and Pepper” Pattern


A 7-year-old Caucasian female resident of the southern coast of Brazil presented dark spots on the left palm that converged to a unique macule with speckled pattern at about 1 month. The mycological exam and the fungi culture were typical of Hortaea werneckii, the agent of the superficial mycosis Tinea nigra. The patient received butenafine hydrochloride 1… (More)
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0394


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