Widespread, chronic, and fluconazole-resistant Trichophyton rubrum infection in an immunocompetent patient.

@article{Balci2008WidespreadCA,
  title={Widespread, chronic, and fluconazole-resistant Trichophyton rubrum infection in an immunocompetent patient.},
  author={Didem Didar Balci and Meryem Çetin},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2008},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={546-8}
}
Chronic, widespread and invasive cutaneous dermatophytoses due to Trichopyhton rubrum are common in immunocompromised patients. In immunocompetent individuals, however, chronic widespread dermatophytoses are more often associated with onychomycosis and tinea pedis. We describe a 54-year-old immunocompetent female who presented with a 2-year history of extensive erythematous and hyper-pigmented scaly plaques involving the abdominal, gluteal and crural regions without concomitant tinea pedis… CONTINUE READING

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