Many skin disorders are associated with diabetes mellitus. A significant number of elevated glucose tolerance curves were found in 29 consecutive patients with recurrent Trichophyton rubrum infections. To the list of disorders associated with diabetes mellitus, we suggest that widespread, recurrent T rubrum infection be added.
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