How are lab studies used to exclude tinea corporis in the workup of nummular dermatitis?

Updated: Aug 16, 2019
  • Author: Jami L Miller, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Tinea corporis should be excluded by scraping and microscopically analyzing a potassium hydroxide preparation of a lesion.


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