Case Reports. Tinea capitis due to Trichophyton soudanense and Trichophyton schoenleinii.Mycoses. 2002 Dec; 45(11-12):518-21.M
Four cases of tinea capitis, two due to Trichophyton soudanense in Italian children who had had contact with Africans, and two due to Trichophyton schoenleinii in an African and an Italian child, respectively, are reported. Infections caused by anthropophilic dermatophytes are rare in Italy and are related to immigration. The most frequent agents of tinea capitis in Italy are zoophilic dermatophytes.