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Image Number 4824 (Tinea circinata)


Diagnosis: Tinea circinata

Site: Neck side

Sex: F

Age: 8


Description: ircinate red scaly patch.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 A slightly itchy oval-circular red patch with peripheral scales of one month duration. Her father had a similar patch on his back and her brother was diagnosed as tinea capitis. A history of contact with a cat was positive. KOH examination showed positive dermatophytes. A very good response obtained on treatment with Clotrimazole cream applied twice daily within 3-4 weeks.

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