TINEA FACIEI

By Gary M. White, MD

tinea faciei


The term tinea faciei refers to a fungal infection of the face. Tinea barbae refers to a fungal infection of the beard area of a man.

Clinical

An annular, red plaque or arc is typical. Pustules may be seen. KOH examination is positive.

Treatment

A topical antifungal medication is usually sufficient.

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