ID#: 22283
This image depicted a right superior-oblique view of a young female patient’s scalp, highlighting an erythematous, crusty lesion, which had resulted due to an infection known commonly as a kerion, a type ringworm, or tinea capitis, involving the formation of an abscess. The responsible dermatophytic fungal organism was identified, as Trichophyton verrucosum.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date: 1964
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.