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Image Number 504 (Tinea capitis)

 
Morphology:
Crusts

Diagnosis: Tinea capitis

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 8

Type: Clinical

Description: Crusted plaques, pustules and moth eaten hairless patches of scarring alopecia

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: The boy had an inflammatory type of tinea capitis that remained undiagnosed and untreated for three months resulting in moth eaten patches of scarring alopecia.

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