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September 1950

BENIGN COURSE OF DERMATOPHYTOSIS DUE TO COMBINED INFECTION WITH EPIDERMOPHYTON FLOCCOSUM AND TRICHOPHYTON RUBRUM: Report of a Case

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK

From the Skin and Cancer Unit, Department of Dermatology and Syphilology, Dr. Marion B. Sulzberger, director, Post-Graduate Medical School of New York University-Bellevue Medical Center.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;62(3):439-440. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530160093016
Abstract

The following recently observed case is reported because of the relative rarity of combined fungous infections.

REPORT OF CASE

A white boy aged 15, when first seen by us, on June 1, 1948, presented an eruption that involved the hands and the right foot. He had noticed this in April 1948 and had not been free from it since. It had begun with small vesicles on the inner surface of the right foot. Shortly before the first visit small vesicles had developed on the palms and interdigital spaces of the hands. On examination the patient was seen to present a large erythematous patch of papules, pustules and vesicles on the dorsum and sole of the right foot, and numerous minute vesicles on both palms, especially that of the right hand. Microscopic examination of scrapings from the foot and hands revealed mycelia. The culture of material from the hands showed only

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