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Mould identification: a virtual self assessment

Case history

A 10 year old Caucasian boy presented to the Dermatology Clinic with a kerion lesion of the scalp which had taken about 8 weeks to develop. Direct microscopy showed the presence of fungal elements and the culture shown below was isolated.

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Clinical presentation

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Direct microscopy of hair

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