Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Tinea imbricata

Tinea imbricata

History

          A 30-year-old man presented with concentric red scaly rings on the abdomen of two months duration. KOH smear was positive for fungal hyphae and spores. Tinea imbricata (Tokelau) is a superficial fungal infection caused by anthropophilic dermatophyte named Trichophyton concentricum.
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