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Image Number 767 (Tinea faciei)


Diagnosis: Tinea faciei

Site: Cheek

Sex: F

Age: 8

Type: Clinical

Description: Erythematous annular plaques

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis


This 8-year-old girl developed a pruritic eruption comprised of mutiple erythematous annular scaly plaques on the face and upper back.  A KOH prepation of the superficial scale was positive for fungal hyphae. 


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