Tinea corporis profunda
Last Updated: 2022-03-11
Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.
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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