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      Relapsing Tinea capitis by Microsporum canis in an Adult Female Renal Transplant Recipient

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          Scalp ringworm is very uncommon in adults. The occurrence and the atypical clinical course of this unusual dermatophytosis in a female renal transplant recipient are described. Furthermore, the prevalence and the clinical features of superficial fungal infection in renal transplant recipients are reviewed. As immunosuppression enhances the risk of antifungal therapy failure, more prolonged treatment and careful follow-up are necessary to obtain complete recovery from any dermatophytosis in renal transplant recipients.

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          Cutaneous complications in immunosuppressed renal homograft recipients.

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            Journal
            NEF
            Nephron
            10.1159/issn.1660-8151
            Nephron
            S. Karger AG
            1660-8151
            2235-3186
            1998
            September 1998
            04 September 1998
            : 80
            : 1
            : 61-62
            Affiliations
            Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Dermatologia, Università di Ferrara, Italy
            Article
            45127 Nephron 1998;80:61–62
            10.1159/000045127
            9730705
            © 1998 S. Karger AG, Basel

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