Seborrheic dermatitis-like tinea faciei.

  title={Seborrheic dermatitis-like tinea faciei.},
  author={A. Gorani and A. Oriani and Stefano Cambiaghi},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  volume={22 3},
We report a 10-year-old Caucasian child who had erythema and abundant scaling on the nasolabial folds, the upper lip, and on the nose. Both the abundant scaling and the localization on the central part of the face led us to suspect seborrheic dermatitis. Direct microscopic examination of some scales removed from the lesions showed septate and ramified ectothrix hyphae. Cultural examination on Sabouraud medium led to the identification of the Trichophyton mentagrophytes species. We described… CONTINUE READING