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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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FERREIRA, Leonardo Mello; PEREIRA, Rodrigo Negri; DINIZ, Lucia Martins  and  SOUZA FILHO, João Basilio de. Case for diagnosis. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2006, vol.81, n.3, pp.291-293. ISSN 0365-0596.

We report a patient suffering from dimorphic Hansen's disease who has self medicated his neuropathy with oral corticosteroid for a long time. A yellowish, nodular-cystic lesion partially topped with crusting, surrounded by a brownish red halo, was noted on the inner aspect of his left leg. Direct mycological examination confirmed the hypothesis of pheohyphomycosis.

Keywords : Cladosporium; Exophiala; Iatrogenic disease; Mycoses.

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