Dermatology Book


Tinea Faciale

Aka: Tinea Faciale, Tinea Faciei, Tinea incognito
  1. See Also
    1. Tinea Corporis
    2. Tinea
    3. Skin Infection
    4. Cutaneous Fungal Infection
  2. Epidemiology
    1. Children often acquire from dogs and cats
  3. Symptoms
    1. Itching or burning Sensation
    2. Provoked by sunlight exposure
  4. Signs
    1. Location: Non-bearded face
    2. Often difficult to indentify (Tinea incognito)
      1. Minimal scale
      2. Faint erythema
  5. Lab
    1. Potassium Hydroxide (KOH 20%)
      1. Scrape from active border
  6. Differential Diagnosis
    1. Psoriasis
    2. Seborrheic Dermatitis
    3. Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
    4. Contact Dermatitis
    5. Acne Rosacea
    6. Polymorphous light eruption
  7. Management
    1. See Tinea Corporis

Tinea faciei (C0343851)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 240696004
Spanish Tiña facial, tiña facial (trastorno), tiña facial
French Dermatophytose du visage
Dutch tinea faciei
Portuguese Tinha facial
German Tinea faciei
Italian Tinea faciei
Japanese ガンメンハクセン, 顔面白癬
English tinea facialis (diagnosis), tinea facialis, face ringworm, ringworm face, tinea faciei, Ringworm of face, Tinea faciei, Tinea faciei (disorder)
Czech Tinea faciei
Hungarian Tinea faciei
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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