Clinical manifestation

Inflammatory variant (kerion): caused mostly by zoophilic dermatophytes; solitary plaque or nodule, usually localized on chin, cheeks, or neck; inflammatory reddish papule or nodule with pustules and draining sinuses, often covered by exudate and crust

Syphilis 553

Non-inflammatory variant: erythematous plaques with active border composed of papules, vesicles, and/or crusts; hairs breaking at skin surface or plugging follicle

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