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Image Number 769 (Tinea capitis)

 
Morphology:
Patch

Diagnosis: Tinea capitis

Site: Scalp

Sex: F

Age: 9

Type: Clinical

Description: Grey scaly patch with sparse broken hairs

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This 9-year-old girl had a pruritic gray scaly patch of sparse and broken hairs on the occipital scalp for over one month. A few erythematous scaly round plaques were also present on the face and the upper back.  

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