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Image Number 1037 (Tinea manum)


Diagnosis: Tinea manum

Site: Hand,dorsum

Sex: F

Age: 36

Type: Clinical

Description: Red plaque with active border and clear center.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Tinea manuum and onychomycosis

A 36-year-old housewife presented with a red scaly plaque with an active border and clear center on the dorsum of one hand. Thumb nail has been affected with thinning and crumbling of the nail plate.The lesion has evolved slowly over 3-4 months with peripheral extension and central clearing. Scales from the border of the plaque mounted on a KOH smear was positive for fungi.

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