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Image Number 2129 (Tinea corporis)


Diagnosis: Tinea corporis

Site: Trunk

Sex: M

Age: 20


Description: Red scaly patch with an active border.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A young adult male had red scaly rash bathing large portion of the trunk  of more than six months duration. The patient had used topical steroid with improvement of itching and rash but later on the rash extended to involve major part of the trunk. O/E, the patch was bounded by an active scaly border from which scales showed fungal growth on KOH mount preparation.

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