Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Tinea cruris

Tinea cruris

A 28-year-old male presented with a severely-pruritic,  minimally-scaly red plaques involved both crural areas symmetrically of 6 months duration. The patient gave history of applying many potent and super-potent topical corticosteroids with transient partial improvements soon followed by rash extension and increased itchiness and redness. He has been treated with oral griseofulvin with combined topical Clotrimazole and Hydrocortisone 2.5% in cream base for 4 weeks with excellent outcome.

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