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Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

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MACEDO, Danielle Patrícia Cerqueira; NEVES, Rejane Pereira  and  LOPES, Flávia Cadengue. Case report: disseminated dermatophytosis by microsporum gypseum in a systemic lupus erythematosus patient. Braz. J. Microbiol. [online]. 2008, vol.39, n.1, pp.25-27. ISSN 1517-8382.

Mycosis is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and frequent exposition to an infectious source could enhance the development of dermatophytic infections. A case of disseminated dermatophytosis by Microsporum gypseum is reported in a systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patient.

Keywords : Dermatophytosis; Microsporum gypseum; systemic lupus erythematosus.

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