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Caption: This image depicts a right superior-oblique view of a child’s scalp, which displayed signs of a condition known as tinea capitis, a form of ringworm, which included a crusty textured lesion. This infection had been caused by the dermatophytic fungal organism, Trichophyton mentagrophytes. In the case of this patient, the lesions had become highly inflamed. Note the serosanguinous drainage emanating from the large circular lesion.
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