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Image Number 485 (Tinea corporis)

 
Morphology:
Annular

Diagnosis: Tinea corporis

Site: Chest

Sex: F

Age: 36

Type: Clinical

Description: Annular, erythematous scaly plaque

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Superficial dermatophyte infection of the glabrous skin of trunk and extremities is known as tinea corporis.  Trichophyton rubrum is the commonest dermatophyte causing this infection.

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