Zygomycosis of the scalp caused by Rhizopus oryzae presenting as kerion in an immunocompetent child

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Rao, Angoori Gnaneshwar; Reddy, Vangali Srikanth; Aparna, Karnam; Haqqani, Ruhi; Jagadevapuram, Kranthi; Gupta, Sneha; Fathima, Kousar; Tejal, M; Muppirala, Divyaparimala;
(2019)

Deep mycosis of the scalp caused by Rhizopus oryzae mimicking kerion is rare. Herein, we report a case of such infection in a 5-year-old immunocompetent boy who presented with multiple painful boggy swellings with discharging sinuses on the scalp of 4 months’ duration. ... View more
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