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
FRANKS AG, ROSENBAUM EM. BENIGN COURSE OF DERMATOPHYTOSIS DUE TO COMBINED INFECTION WITH EPIDERMOPHYTON FLOCCOSUM AND TRICHOPHYTON RUBRUM: Report of a Case. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;62(3):439–440. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/archderm.1950.01530160093016
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