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Image Number 2609 (Tinea cruris)


Diagnosis: Tinea cruris

Site: Groin adult

Sex: M

Age: 58


Description: Red scaly rash with active border and clear center.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Moderately pruritic red scaly rash with active border and clear center involving both crural areas and nearby regions of six months duration. The patient gave history of partial symptomatic improvement followed by exacerbations and advancement of the rash on many occasions when the patient used topical preparations containing corticosteroids. Excellent response obtained on treatment with oral griseofulvin for 6 weeks. 

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