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Image Number 513 (Tinea faciei)


Diagnosis: Tinea faciei

Site: Forehead

Sex: M

Age: 48

Type: Clinical

Description: A large annular plaque

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis


This 48-year-old man presented with a slowly expanding large erythematous scaly annular plaque on the forehead.  A KOH preparation of the scale from the lesional edge revealed fungal hyphae on microscopy.

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