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Image Number 2616 (Tinea corporis)


Diagnosis: Tinea corporis

Site: Axillae

Sex: F

Age: 45


Description: Red scaly plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Slightly pruritic, round to oval, five red scaly plaques involved one axilla of four weeks duration. Wood's lamp examination was negative whlie KOH wet mount preparation yielded positive dermatophytes. Three weeks course of clotrimazole cream twice daily has eradicated all lesions.

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