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A 48-year-old member asked:

Tell me what does kerion on the scalp look like?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 48 years experience
Inflammed,swelling,: Raised tender with pus on top. This is deep infection with bacteria and probable fungus. Requires treatment with combination of oral antibiotics and antifungal drugs.
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Could you tell me what kerion on the scalp looks like?

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
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Complex: usually, kerion looks like a deeply inflamed crusted plaque with overlying hairloss and crusting
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