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Image Number 1295 (Tinea circinata)


Diagnosis: Tinea circinata

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: F

Age: 11


Description: Red scaly plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Three itchy red scaly plaques with active borders and clear centers involving the forearm of prepubertal girl of two months duration. No history of contact with a domestic animal or previous drug intake. Family history of similar problem was negative. The diagnosis has been proved by positive KOH examination of lesional scales.

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