To the Editor.—
Dr Bargman1 was unable to find a previous reference to trichomycosis of the scrotal hair: perhaps we can help him. In our study of the bacterial flora of trichomycosis axillaris2 we examined 874 patients in an institute for the mentally retarded. We recorded that 14 (5%) of the 265 women, and 216 (35%) of the 609 men, had trichomycosis of the armpits. Sixteen (2.6%) of the men had trichomycosis of the scrotal hair, and three of these had no associated trichomycosis of the armpits. There is little new under the sun, or even below the belt.
Noble WC, Savin JA. Trichomycosis of the Scrotal Hair. Arch Dermatol. 1985;121(1):25. doi:10.1001/archderm.1985.01660010029010