2021
DOI: 10.7759/cureus.20349
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Trichophyton rubrum Skin Folliculitis in Behçet's Disease

Abstract: A 29-year-old patient with Behçet's disease based on three major criteria (i.e., oral ulceration, genital ulceration, and eye lesion) presented with intractable pruritus associated with pinpoint red nodules involving the hair follicles of the back along with steroid-refractory local treatment. Simple light microscopic examination of a skin scraping revealed fungal contamination, and culture on Sabouraud's medium confirmed Trichophyton rubrum as the agent of folliculitis. Behçet's disease is characterized by re… Show more

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