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(Tinea circinata)
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  • Pityriasis versicolor circinata: isolation of Malassezia sympodialis - Case report. [Case Reports]
    An Bras Dermatol. 2010 Mar-Apr; 85(2):227-8.Framil VM, Melhem MS, … Zaitz C
  • The authors report a case of pityriasis versicolor circinata whose isolated etiologic agent was Malassezia sympodialis in a 34-year-old woman. The isolation and identification of Malassezia sympodialis were accomplished with modified Dixon's agar, and the molecular method used to confirm the species was polymerase chain reaction and restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis (PCR-RFLP).
  • Tinea circinata manus due to Microsporum gypseum in a HIV-positive boy in Uganda, east Africa. [Case Reports]
    Mycoses. 2007 Mar; 50(2):153-5.Nenoff P, Gräser Y, … Muylowa GK
  • A 15-year-old HIV-positive Ugandan boy suffered from several dry and hyperkeratotic lesions of his left hand and forearm with circinated, erythematous and scaly morphology. Microsporum gypseum could be isolated as causative agent of this ringworm. Species differentiation was confirmed and specified by sequence analysis of the internal transcribed spacer of the ribosomal DNA. Successful topical tr…
  • Efficacy of topical griseofulvin in treatment of tinea corporis. [Clinical Trial]
    Mycoses. 2006 May; 49(3):232-5.Kassem MA, Esmat S, … El-Komy MH
  • Tinea infections are among the most common dermatological conditions throughout the world. Griseofulvin is a classical oral fungistatic antibiotic, active against Epidermophyton floccosum, Trichophyton and Microsporum species, the causative fungi of tinea corporis. To evaluate the efficacy of topical griseofulvin in the treatment of tinea circinata using three different vehicles for drug delivery…
  • [An unusual case of herpes circinata (author's transl)]. [Case Reports]
    Dermatologica. 1976; 153(2):102-3.Berson I, Grigoriu D
  • A 61-year-old patient presented with an eczematous patch on the left wrist, suspect of a contact dermatitis to his watch. This lesion did not respond to the usual topical treatment. On the contrary, new lesions appeared on both forearms. A fungous culture was positive and confirmed the diagnosis of tinea circinata. Appropriate treatment allowed a complete cure within 1 month.
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