Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Nameer Al-Sudany, MD (IRAQ)

Kerion

Kerion

History

          A 7-year-old child from a rural area had long time contact with domestic animals presented with a boggy mass on the occipital scalp of one month duration. The mass was tender, crusted, studded with many pustules and associated with hair loss and suboccipital lymph nodes enlargement.