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Tinea nigra

Known as: Tinea palmaris nigra, Pityriasis nigra, Keratomycosis nigricans 
National Institutes of Health

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2011
2011
Background/Objectives:  Tinea nigra is a relatively uncommon dematiaceous fungal infection of the palms and soles, which… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Tinea nigra is a superficial mycosis caused by Hortaea werneckii. It is an infrequent asymptomatic infection that affects human… Expand
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2008
2008
Tinea nigra is an asymptomatic superficial fungal infection caused by Phaeoannelomyces werneckii, generally affecting the skin of… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The common cause of skin infections are dermatophytes and opportunistic fungi. Aim of this study was to isolate and identify the… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
We report a case of tinea nigra on the left palm of a 13‐year‐old girl. She had noticed a pigmented, asymptomatic macule on the… Expand
2003
2003
Hortaea werneckii, a black yeast-like hyphomycete that is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical environments, can cause… Expand
2003
2003
Abstract: Tinea nigra, a relatively uncommon mycosis caused by Phaeoannelomyces werneckii, is typically seen as an asymptomatic… Expand
1998
1998
Tinea nigra usually presents as a brown to black macule on the palmar or plantar skin and is sometimes misdiagnosed as a… Expand
1995
1995
Summary. Hydrophobic adhesion of cells of the black yeast Hortaea werneckii (Horta) Nishimura & Miyaji, causative agent of human… Expand
1992
1992
The life cycle of Hortaea werneckii includes yeast-like, hyphal and meristematic growth. The preponderance of each form of… Expand