A RARE CASE OF PRIMARY CUTANEOUS ASPERGILLOSIS OF THE SCALP IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT PATIENT
I. Hallab*, A. Kinanyc, H. Kerrouch H. Titou, O. Boudi, R. Friekh, N. Hjira and Mohammed Boui
Aspergillosis is a rare invasive fungal infection caused by numerous species of aspergillus. Few species of Aspergillus are pathogenic in human existence. The most frequent are aspergillus fumigatus and flavus. Cutaneous aspergillosis remain an uncommon form, it may be primary, affecting the site of skin trauma or secondary due to hematogenous spread from a contiguous anatomic location. Here we describe a rare case of primary cutaneous aspergillosislocated on the scalp in an immunocompetent host, witch continue to be undiagnosed for a long period of time by dermatologists.
Keywords: Aspergillosis Scalp mycosis griseofulvin.
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