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Skin Lesion (Scales)

Skin Lesion (Scales)
Skin Lesion (Scales)

Scales are heaped-up accumulations of horny epithelium. Scaling is a characteristic feature of many dermatophytoses, including tinea capitis. In this image, it is especially noticeable at the nape of the neck.

Image provided by Thomas Habif, MD.

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