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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.5 no.2 Manaus Aug. 1975

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-43921975052195 

PATOLOGIA TROPICAL

A "Pityriasis versicolor" no Estado do Amazonas

Ozorio J. de M. Fonseca* 

Aurélia Lopes Castrillón* 

José J. Ferraroni* 

*() —Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus.

Resumo

São apresentados dados de um levantamento sobre a prevalência de "Pityriasis versicolor" em 4.731 escolares de oito municípios do Estado do Amazonas com um índice de positividade de 15,18% e comparados os resultados com a ocorrência de outras dermatomicoses.

Summary

The results of a survey of the incidence of "Pityriasis versicolor" are reported here. The survey was of 4.731 school-children from eight municipalities in the State of Amazonas, Brasil. "Pityriasis versicolor" was found to be present in 15,18% of the children. This rate of incidence was compared with that of other micosis of the skin in the same town.

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