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Image Number 2490 (Tinea corporis)


Diagnosis: Tinea corporis

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: F

Age: 33


Description: Circinate red scaly plaques with active borders.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Slightly pruritic, rounded and polycyclic red scaly patches with more active borders involved the flexor aspects of both forearms of 2-3 months duration. KOH mount preparation was positive for dermatophytes. Ver good response to oral griseofulvin was attained within four weeks. 

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