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Case Report: Chronic dermatophyte infection in a patient with vitiligo and discoid lupus erythematosus

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We report the case of a patient suffering from vitiligo and discoid lupus erythematosus. The nails of the left hand were involved with subungual hyperkeratosis. He was treated by local and systemic corticosteroid and chloroquine but hyperkeratotic lesions progressed on the affected sites and were found to be caused by Trichophyton violaceum.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Medical Mycology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran 2: Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran School of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 3: Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Tarbiat Modarres

Publication date: September 1, 2000

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