Case report: disseminated dermatophytosis by microsporum gypseum in a systemic lupus erythematosus patient

Estudo de caso: dermatofitose disseminada por microsporum gypseum em paciente com lúpus eritematoso sistêmico

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.

Dermatophytosis; Microsporum gypseum; systemic lupus erythematosus


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