Tinea imbricata (TI) is a chronic superficial mycosis caused exclusively by Trichophyton concentricum. Characteristically, the lesions are composed of multiple concentric annular plaques that have thick adherent peripheral rims of scale. A brief review of this infection is presented.
Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner
Department of Dermatology and Pathology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134-2300, USA. elizabeth.satter [at] med.navy.mil
Cutis. 2009 Apr;83(4):188-91
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