Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Tinea faciei

Tinea faciei

History

          A 35-year-old man presented with an itchy, red, scaly rash involved the butterfly region of the face of two months duration. The rash had an active slightly elevated scaly border and clear center. KOH smear showed fungal elements. Cure was obtained through 6 weeks course of griseofulvin 500 mg twice daily.
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