Kerion caused by Microsporum audouinii in a child

Sónia Fernandes, Cristina Amaro, M.L. Martins, Joao Inacio Silva, Teresa Araujo, Raquel Vieira, Maria José Silvestre, Jorge Cardoso

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Kerioncelsi is rarely associated withMicrosporumaudouiniiinfection. We report the case of a 3-year-old girl with akerioncelsicausedby M.audouiniiand successfully treated with oral terbinafine. Fungi identification was made by macro and microscopical colony morphology analyses and molecular (genotypic) studies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-54
Number of pages3
JournalMedical Mycology Case Reports
Publication statusPublished - 13 Feb 2013

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© 2013 International Society for Human and Animal Mycology. Published by Elsevier B.V. Open access under CC BY-NC-ND license.

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    Fernandes, S., Amaro, C., Martins, M. L., Inacio Silva, J., Araujo, T., Vieira, R., Silvestre, M. J., & Cardoso, J. (2013). Kerion caused by Microsporum audouinii in a child. Medical Mycology Case Reports, 2, 52-54.