Ann Dermatol.  2018 Apr;30(2):241-242. 10.5021/ad.2018.30.2.241.

Tinea Faciei in a Mother and Daughter Caused by Arthroderma benhamiae

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Dermatology, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea. weonju@knu.ac.kr
  • 2Institute of Medical Mycology, Catholic Skin Clinic, Daegu, Korea.

Abstract

No abstract available.


MeSH Terms

Arthrodermataceae*
Humans
Mothers*
Nuclear Family*
Tinea*

Figure

  • Fig. 1 (A) Peripherally radiating and centrally raised, granular and downy colonies cultured from mother and (B) her daughter.

  • Fig. 2 (A) Septate mycelium with a great number of small round microconidia and a few macroconidia from mother. (B) Septate mycelium with a great number of small round microconidia and spiral hyphae from her daughter (A, B: lactophenol cotton blue stain, ×200).


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