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Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo

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Abstract

TOWERSEY, Loan et al. Microepidemia de tinha do couro cabeludo por Trichophyton tonsurans e Microsporum canis em Niterói, RJ, Brasil. Rev. Inst. Med. trop. S. Paulo [online]. 1992, vol.34, n.3, pp. 233-238. ISSN 0036-4665.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0036-46651992000300009.

18 meninas internas do Orfanato Santo Antônio em Niterói apresentaram tinha do couro cabeludo causada por Trichophyton tonsurans (15 casos - 83,3%) e Microsporum canis (3 casos - 26,7%). São discutidos aspectos clínicos e terapêuticos desta microepidemia

Keywords : Dermatophytosis; Epidemy; Griseofulvin; Microsporum canis; Trichophyton tonsurans; Tinea capitis.

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