II. Epidemiology

  1. Children often acquire from dogs and cats

III. Symptoms

  1. Itching or burning sensation
  2. Provoked by sunlight exposure

IV. Signs

  1. Location: Non-bearded face
  2. Often difficult to indentify (Tinea incognito)
    1. Minimal scale
    2. Faint erythema

V. Lab

  1. Potassium Hydroxide (KOH 20%)
    1. Scrape from active border

VI. Differential Diagnosis

VII. Management

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Ontology: 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