How is nummular dermatitis differentiated from tinea corporis?

Updated: Aug 16, 2019
  • Author: Jami L Miller, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Plaques may show central clearing, making differentiation from tinea corporis based on clinical findings difficult. Tinea corporis usually has few vesicles, a raised narrow border, and leading scale (ie, scale on the outside of the plaque).


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