Patient represnting feature of Kerion , it is?
A. Viral infection
B. Fungal infection
C. Bacterial infection
D. Parasitic infection
Ans. B: Fungal Infection
Kerion is severe form of tinea capitis, in which well-circumscribed parts of the scalp are transformed into a painful, boggy, inflamed, confluent mass with loosened hair (easy pluckability), purulent folliculitis, crusting, often with lymphadenopathy
It is commonly due to a zoophilic dermatophyte (e.g., M.canis).