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Fungal Face Infection Evaluation
- Some skin lesions may appear darker than the surrounding skin
The diagnosis of tinea faciei can usually be made without testing.
Tests that may be used to evaluate tinea faciei include:
- Examination of the skin under an ultraviolet light
- Skin scraping:
- For examination under the microscope
- Skin biopsy
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PubMed Fungal Face Infection References
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- Lin RL, Szepietowski JC, Schwartz RA. Tinea faciei, an often deceptive facial eruption. Int J Dermatol. 2004 Jun;43(6):437-40. 
- Stary A, Sarnow E. Fluconazole in the treatment of tinea corporis and tinea cruris. Dermatology. 1998;196(2):237-41.