Tinea corporis profunda

Last Updated: 2022-03-11

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

ICD11: -

Trichophytia corporis profunda.

Deep, granulomatous reaction triggered by dermatophyte infection.

  • Erythematous, sometimes abscessing plaques and nodules. Not infrequently, follicularly bound pustules are also seen.

  • Clinical appearance.
  • Detection of pathogens (collection of scales: then native preparation and culture; biopsy)
  • Wood light (greenish fluorescence).

Back of the hand, wrists, forearms, neck, beard area.

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