Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea capitis

…amily members should be instructed not to share these items. Kerion (inflammatory tinea capitis): Involvement of hair shaft and scalp skin with significant inflammation of the scalp. The development of a very inflammatory, boggy, granulation tissue-…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatophytosis

An inflammatory process caused by superficial fungi, i.e., fungi situated superficially in the cornified layer and in other cornified structures, and expressed clinically as smooth-surfaced papules, scaly papules, scaly plaques, nodules, pustules, v…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Majocchi’s granuloma

…lly, presents itself usually as Majocchi’s granuloma. A kerion represents the effects, floridly, of what is thought to be exquisite hypersensitivity to dermatophytic infection. By the time that a kerion comes into being, fungi no longer are det…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Psoriasis

…i’s granuloma), vegetating plaque, nodules, and tumors (kerion). Seborrheic dermatitis is characterized by serum in conjunction with mounds of parakeratosis that favor lips of infundibular ostia and by spongiosis in epidermal and infundibular e…