Mycopathologia

, Volume 183, Issue 3, pp 611–614 | Cite as

Two Cases of Dermatophytic Granuloma Successfully Treated with Terbinafine

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Abstract

Dermatophytic granuloma, also called Majocchi’s granuloma (MG), is an uncommon infection of the dermis and subcutaneous tissues that can occur in both healthy and immunosuppressed hosts. We present two cases of MG with different clinical features. Both patients had satisfactory relief after treatment with terbinafine.

Keywords

Dermatophytic granuloma Majocchi’s granuloma Trichophyton rubrum Trichophyton interdigitale 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We thank the patients for their consent to publish these cases.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest.

Informed Consent

Written informed consent was obtained from the patients for the publication of this manuscript and any accompanying images.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiangxi Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Yong Yang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Ruoyu Li
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Jin Yu
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyPeking University First HospitalBeijingChina
  2. 2.Beijing Key Laboratory of Molecular Diagnosis on DermatosesBeijingChina
  3. 3.Research Center for Medical MycologyPeking UniversityBeijingChina

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