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Clinical Studies
July 1969

Oral Glucose Tolerance Studies in Recurrent Trichophyton rubrum Infections

Author Affiliations

New Orleans

From the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans (Dr. Jolly) and the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans (Dr. Carpenter).

Arch Dermatol. 1969;100(1):26-28. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610250032007

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.