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An immunological study of a case of tinea capitis in an adult


We evaluated the immunological aspects of a case of tinea capitis in an adult. Tests revealed alteration of the T4/T8 lymphocyte ratio (T4 increase and T8 decrease) and a decrease in polymorphonuclear leukocyte activity.

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Palleschi, G.M., Fattorossi, A., Nisini, R. et al. An immunological study of a case of tinea capitis in an adult. Mycopathologia 96, 157–159 (1986).

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  • tinea capitis
  • adult
  • immunology