Tinea corporis

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Background

  • Infection caused by dermatophytes that feed on keratin

Tinea Types

Clinical Features

Tinea Corporis

Scaly, variable pruritus

  • Ring appearance with central clearing

Differential Diagnosis

Evaluation

  • Clinical diagnosis

Management

Tinea corporis, pedis, cruris, and manus treatment

Coverage for Trichophyton and Epidermophyton and all treatment should be at lease 1 week past resolution of lesions

Mild Disease

Severe Bullous disease

Disposition

  • Discharge

See Also

References