Kerion

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Kerion
ICD-10 B35.0 (ILDS B35.020)
ICD-9 110.0
DiseasesDB 29142

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1];Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Kiran Singh, M.D. [2]

Overview

Kerion is the result of the host's response to a fungal ringworm infection of the hair follicles of the scalp and beard accompanied by secondary bacterial infection(s). It usually presents itself as raised, pus-filled and spongy lesions.

Diagnosis

Physical Examination

Skin

Head
Face


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  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 "Dermatology Atlas".

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