TINEA, INFLAMMATORY

By Gary M. White, MD

Tinea corporis. inflammatory tinea


At times the immune system's response to the fungal elements is so strong that all one sees is an inflammatory plaque in response to a tinea infection.

Treatment

For limited lesions/area, at topical antifungal agent will suffice. Otherwise, an oral antifungal, e.g. terbinafine 250 Qday x 10 days is appropriate.

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