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Buzina, W; Lang-Loidolt, D; Ginter-Hanselmayer, G.
Trichophyton rubrum in the external auditory meatus.
MYCOSES. 2004; 47(1-2): 85-86. Doi: 10.1046/j.1439-0507.2003.00946.x (- Case Report)
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Buzina Walter
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Ginter-Hanselmayer Gabriele
Lang-Loidolt Doris
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Abstract:
We report the case of a 28-year-old immunocompetent male suffering from otitis externa. The right external auditory meatus was filled with cerumen and detritus, the tympanic membrane covered wallpaper-like with layers of fungi. Mycological analysis revealed Trichophyton rubrum. With further examination tinea pedis of plantar and interdigital type and concomitant onychomycosis of the toenails due to T. rubrum could be detected. The auditory meatus was cleaned and treated topically with clotrimazole. Two weeks later the auditory meatus and the tympanic membrane were bare of fungi and the inflammation was resolved. Treatment of tinea pedis and onychomycosis with terbinafine (systemically and topically) is still lasting.
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Adult -
Antifungal Agents - administration and dosage
Cerumen - microbiology
Clotrimazole - administration and dosage
Ear Canal - microbiology
Humans - microbiology
Male - microbiology
Nails - microbiology
Naphthalenes - administration and dosage
Onychomycosis - complications
Otitis Externa - complications
Tinea - drug therapy
Tinea Pedis - complications
Trichophyton - drug effects
Tympanic Membrane - microbiology

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Trichophyton rubrum
external auditory meatus
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