Volume 90, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



A 7-year-old Caucasian female resident of the southern coast of Brazil presented dark spots on the left palm that converged to a unique macule with speckled pattern at about 1 month. The mycological exam and the fungi culture were typical of , the agent of the superficial mycosis . The patient received butenafine hydrochloride 1% for 30 days, resulting in a complete remission of the lesion. At a follow-up visit 12 months after treatment, there was no lesion recurrence. We describe a form of rare geographical with a speckled pattern. The “salt and pepper” aspect should be taken into consideration when the mycosis was suspected.

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  • Received : 04 Jul 2013
  • Accepted : 14 Nov 2013
  • Published online : 04 Jun 2014
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