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Image Number 1645 (Kerion)


Diagnosis: Kerion

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 7


Description: Boggy mass studded with pustules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A 7-year-old child from a rural area had long time contact with domestic animals presented with a boggy mass on the occipital scalp of one month duration. The mass was tender, crusted, studded with many pustules and associated with hair loss and suboccipital lymph nodes enlargement.

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