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Fungal Infections

  • Clay Cockerell
  • Martin C. MihmJr.
  • Brian J. Hall
  • Cary Chisholm
  • Chad Jessup
  • Margaret Merola
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Abstract

Superficial fungal infections have an affinity for the keratin layer of the epidermis or adnexal structures and therefore will be discussed separately from deep fungal infections.

Keywords

Stratum Corneum Multinucleated Giant Cell Tinea Capitis Ancillary Study Lepromatous Leprosy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clay Cockerell
    • 1
  • Martin C. MihmJr.
    • 2
  • Brian J. Hall
    • 1
  • Cary Chisholm
    • 3
  • Chad Jessup
    • 4
  • Margaret Merola
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyBrigham and Women’s HospitalBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Pathology and DermatopathologyCentral Texas Pathology LaboratoryWacoUSA
  4. 4.Department of DermatologyTufts Medical CenterBostonUSA
  5. 5.Department of PathologyBrigham and Women’s HospitalBostonUSA

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