Thursday, December 16, 2010

Answer to Yesterday's Medical Quiz

The answer to the Medical Challenge was #5  Tinea.

Tinea refers to a group of infections caused by fungus. Tinea is also known as "ringworm"..even though it has nothing to do with worms.  The ringworm infection is often a well demarcated ring on the face, scalp or body.

The culture of this lesion showed Trichophyton rubrum, a common fungal species that also causes nail infection (

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