Trichophyton violaceum


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Related to Trichophyton violaceum: Trichophyton soudanense, Trichophyton verrucosum

Tri·choph·y·ton vi·o·la·'ce·um

an anthropophilic species of fungi that causes black-dot ringworm or favus infection of the scalp; hair infection is of the endothrix type; usually found in South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Trichophyton violaceum

The causative agent of some forms of ringworm of the scalp, beard, or nails.
See also: Trichophyton
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Species Number Percentage (%) 1 Trichophyton rubrum 24 48 2 Trichophyton mentagrophytes 20 40 3 Epidermophyton floccosum 4 8 4 Trichophyton violaceum 1 2 5 Microsporum gypseum 1 2 Total 50 100 Table 3.
Trichophyton violaceum is the most common cause of adult TC among Egyptians.
Tinea capitis by trichophyton violaceum in immuno-suppressed elderly man.
Adult tinea capitis due to Trichophyton violaceum in China.
In endothrix type of invasion, for example by Trichophyton violaceum and T.
This is most commonly caused by the species Trichophyton violaceum and T.