Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Tinea barbae

Tinea barbae

A slightly itchy red scaly rash involved the beard area with minimal hair loss of 6 months duration. The scales took a polycyclic configuration. KOH examination of the hair and scales were positive for fungi. Very good result on oral griseofulvin was obtained.

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