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Tinea nigra

Tinea nigra
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 B36.1
DiseasesDB 32450
eMedicine derm/890 

Tinea Nigra is a superficial fungal infection that causes dark brown to black painless patches on the soles of the hands and feet. This infection is caused by the fungus formerly classifed as Exophiala werneckii but more recently classified as Hortaea werneckii.1, 2


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