, Volume 96, Issue 3, pp 157–159 | Cite as

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

  • G. M. Palleschi
  • A. Fattorossi
  • R. Nisini
  • E. M. Difonzo


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.


tinea capitis adult immunology 


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© Martinus Nijhoff/Dr W. Junk Publishers 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Palleschi
    • 1
  • A. Fattorossi
    • 2
  • R. Nisini
    • 2
  • E. M. Difonzo
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Clinica DermosifilopaticaUniversità degli StudiFirenze
  2. 2.Reparto di Igiene e ImmunologiaCentra Studi e Ricerche Medicina Aeronautica e SpazialeRomaItalia

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