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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 57-59

Extensive Tinea corporis with photosensivity


Department of Dermatology, Razi Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

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Kamran Balighi
Department of Dermatology, Razi Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran
Iran
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Tinea corporis is a superficial fungal infection of the keratinized epithelial layer, presenting as erythematous scaling patches with central clearing. Sometimes it can resemble other skin disorders, so its misdiagnosis constitutes a problem of considerable practical importance. We describe a patient who presented with widespread Tinea corporis that morphology and distribution of the lesions mimicked lupus erythematosus and/or photodermatosis.


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