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Image Number 204 (Tinea barbae)

 
Morphology:
Plaque

Diagnosis: Tinea barbae

Site: Chin

Sex: M

Age: 45

Type: Clinical

Description: A nodular plaque

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This 45-year-old farm worker presented with a few year history of developing a reddish indurated plaque covered by exudate and crust involving the chin.  Hairs were loose and depilation was easy without any pain.  Inflammatory deeper tinea barbae or kerion-like tinea barbae caused by zoophilic dermatophytes is more common than non inflammatory tinea barbae which is caused by anthropophilic dermatophytes.

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