Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Tinea faciei

Tinea faciei

History

           A 53-year-old woman presented with dermatitis-like reaction on the face of six months duration with partial improvements and exacerbations on topical corticosteroid use. O/E an eryhtematous scaly rash with an active border involved most of the face was seen. KOH examination of scales yielded dermatophytes. Cure was obtained on oral griseofulvin and topical clotrimazole for 6 weeks.
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