Tinea corporis - ear
Tinea coporis of the ear is shown here. The area is erythematous with peripheral scale. There is some erosion and fissuring, likely from the inflammation incited by the dermatophyte. Topical antifungal cream may be curative.
Update Date: 10/16/2006
Updated by: Michael S. Lehrer, M.D., Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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