Christine J. Ko, MD

There is an erythematous, scaly plaque with lichenification on the neck and jawline of this patient. KOH examination of the scale showed fungal hyphae.

The epidermis is acanthotic with minimal spongiosis. The stratum corneum is compact with PAS(+) fungal hyphae image within it. (Courtesy UCSF Dermatopathology Service.)



  • Ringworm, tinea, tinea capitis, tinea faciei, tinea barbae, tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea manuum, tinea pedis, tinea unguium, onychomycosis, tinea gladiatorum, tinea imbricata


Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Dermatophytosis

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