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  1. Remedios para la tiñaTreatment
    . En estos casos, que no son muy comunes, se forma una costra en la zona llamada kerion el cual, a menudo, es del tamaño de una moneda de 10 centavos. El kerion tiene pústulas o placas elevadas. No sólo es blandoRead more

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Kerion

Disease

Kerion is the result of the host's response to a fungal ringworm infection of the hair follicles of the scalp and beard accompanied by secondary bacterial infection(s). It usually presents itself as raised, spongy lesions. This honeycomb is severely painful inflammatory reaction with deep suppurative lesion on the scalp. The follicle may be seen discharging pus. There may be sinus formation and...More