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Image Number 4876 (Tinea corporis)


Diagnosis: Tinea corporis

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: F

Age: 18


Description: Red circinate plaque

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 A pruritic slightly scaly erythematous patch/ plaque of two months duration. The whole lesion was red and active, although the periphery was a little bit more active. Griseofulvin 10 mg per kg body weight as one dose per day plus topical clotrimazole cream twice daily cured the pathology within four weeks.

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