Section : Tokelau (Tinea Imbricata)

Tokelau (Tinea Imbricata): Clinical Presentation (For professionals)

Clinical Presentation

  • The disease presents with rapid development of polymorphic and polycyclic patches. Little erythema is present but itching tends to be intense.
  • The disease starts with brownish maculo-papules with a central detachment progressing towards the periphery. The free border is turned towards the  centre and a brownish edge leads the active edge.
  • It can affect any part of the body except the hair, but is mainly found on torso and limbs.


Category : clinical presentation - Modifie le 05.2.2010Category : dermatophytose imbriquee - Modifie le 05.2.2010Category : presentation clinique - Modifie le 05.2.2010Category : tinea imbricata - Modifie le 05.2.2010Category : tokelau - Modifie le 05.2.2010