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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
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GIRALDI, Susana et al. Tinea nigra: six cases in Parana state. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2003, vol.78, n.5, pp.593-600. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962003000500009.
Six cases of Tinea nigra attended at our Pediatric Dermatology Clinic in Hospital de Clínicas de Curitiba - UFPR from 1978 to 2001 are presented. Four cases are schoolchildren and had contact with sand on a beach and two are adolescents. One with bilateral plantar lesions represents the first case reported in national literature.
Keywords : adolescent; child; exophiala; fungi; mycoses; tinea.