Skin Infection Fungal Evaluation
The evaluation of a fungal skin rash starts with a medical history and physical exam.
The diagnosis of fungal skin rash can be made on physical exam.
Physical findings in someone with a fungal skin rash may include:
Tests that may be used to evaluate a fungal skin rash include:
- Skin scraping:
- For examination under the microscope
- Skin biopsy
- Examination under an ultraviolet light
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