The superficial mycoses in photos

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Tinea imbricata.

Photo 1. Tinea imbricata. Trichophyton concentricum produces characteristic super­ficial scaly lesions in parallel lines and concentric circles. It is common in the South Pacific and parts of the Far Fast, and is occasionally seen in other hot humid areas.

Pityriasis versicolor.

Photo 2. Pityriasis versicolor. This condition due to infection with Malassezia furfur is a common cause of hypopigmentation in dark skinned young adults. Fluorescence of the patches in Wood's light helps to differentiate the condition from vitiligo and other depigmenting conditions.


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