Clinical manifestation

Rapidly evolving, annular, erythematous, scaly plaques; border may have crusting, vesicle formation, and papules; intense inflammatory response with zoophilic fungi (e.g., M. canis)

Majocchi granuloma variant: granuloma-tous reaction secondary to fungal folliculi-tis, usually caused by T rubrum; plaques studded with follicular papules and/or pus

Tinea faciei 569

tules; organism also occurs in the surrounding dermis

Tinea manuum variant: diffuse erythema and scale of palm, extending onto dorsum of hand

Tinea imbricata variant: caused by T con-centricum; scaly plaques arranged in concentric rings

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