Korean J Dermatol.  1987 Jun;25(3):383-388.

An Unusual Clinical Manifestation of Tinea Corporis Caused by Microsporum ferrugineum

Abstract

We clescribe a patient who developed an annular patch with concentrically arranged rings of scales rescmbling tinea imbricata on his right forearm, which was ultiimately diagnosed as tinea corporis caused by Microsporum ferrugineum. Topical antifungal therapies alone were unsuccessful. The combination therapies of topical and systemic antifungal agents were subsequently performed and a good result was obtained.

Keyword

Tinea corporis; Concentric rings; Microsporum ferrugineum

MeSH Terms

Antifungal Agents
Forearm
Humans
Microsporum*
Tinea*
Weights and Measures
Antifungal Agents
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