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This photograph depicts a view of a patient’s scalp, which displayed a region or crusty, erythematous skin, accompanied by hair loss, caused by the dermatophytic fungal organism, Nannizzia gypsea. This condition is a form of ringworm known as tinea capitis, and more specifically, tinea favosa.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date: 1964
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.