Dermatophyte Infection of the Eyelid in a Neonate

Demirci, Hakan; Nelson, Christine C.
January 2006
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p52
Academic Journal
A 25-day-old neonate had redness and swelling on her left upper eyelid. Examination revealed a 16 . 10-mm yellow, crusted, ring-like rash on the left upper eyelid. Microscopic examination of a skin scraping on 10% potassium hydroxide revealed Microsporium canis. The patient was treated successfully with topical miconazole.


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