DermNet provides Google Translate, a free machine translation service. Note that this may not provide an exact translation in all languages. A kerion is an abscess caused by fungal infection. It most often occurs on the scalp tinea capitis , but it may also arise on any site exposed to the fungus such as face tinea faciei and upper limbs tinea corporis. It is often misdiagnosed as bacterial infection.
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For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Only comments written in English can be processed. A rare inflammatory and suppurating type of tinea capitis, a skin infection caused by Trichophyton or Microsporum fungi, that predominantly affects the scalp and that is characterized by the development of painful crusty lesions covered with follicular pustules and surrounded by erythematous alopecic areas, that can later evolve into abscesses and leave permanent cicatricial alopecia.
Lesions can be associated with regional lymphadenopathy. Other search option s Alphabetical list. Suggest an update. Summary and related texts. Related genes. Clinical signs. Check this box if you wish to receive a copy of your message. Disease definition A rare inflammatory and suppurating type of tinea capitis, a skin infection caused by Trichophyton or Microsporum fungi, that predominantly affects the scalp and that is characterized by the development of painful crusty lesions covered with follicular pustules and surrounded by erythematous alopecic areas, that can later evolve into abscesses and leave permanent cicatricial alopecia.
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Regret for the inconvenience: we are taking measures to prevent fraudulent form submissions by extractors and page crawlers. Calzada de Tlalpan , Col. Received: April 09, Published: June 14, Kerion celsi caused by microsporum gypseum: report of two cases and review. J Dermat Cosmetol. DOI: Download PDF.
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Our most recent newsletters since August can be found here. An archive of our older newsletters dating back to can be found here. Skip to main content. Kerion Celsi is a highly inflammatory, suppurative fungal infection of the scalp caused by zoophilic dermatophytes in themajority of but not in all cases.