Tinea infection histologically simulating eosinophilic pustular folliculitis

T. ‐T Kuo*, S. ‐Y Chen, H. ‐L Chan

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A biopsy taken from an annular eruption on the thigh of an infant boy showed features of Ofuji's eosinophilic pustular folliculitis, yet fungal hyphae were demonstrated in the lesion. This ease is reported to illustrate that tinea infection can simulate eosinophilic pustular folliculitis histologically.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)118-122
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Cutaneous Pathology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 04 1986
Externally publishedYes


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