Kerion caused by Microsporum audouinii in a child

Sónia Fernandes, Cristina Amaro, Maria Da Luz Martins, João Inácio, Teresa Araújo, Raquel Vieira, Maria José Silvestre, Jorge Cardoso

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Abstract

Kerion celsi is rarely associated with Microsporum audouinii infection. We report the case of a 3-year-old girl with a kerion celsi caused by M. audouinii and 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
Volume2
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2013

Keywords

  • Child
  • Kerion
  • Microsporum

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being

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