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ringworm infection of the hair follicles of the scalp and beard that usually results in a swelling that is covered with pustules and oozes fluid

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diffuse scale, gray patch, black dot, cellulitis type, diffuse pustular, kerion or favus was identified.
Kerion has been observed to occur more in males compared to females and this was also observed in this study [5].
Amongst the less frequent causes, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was seen in 5% cases followed by scleroderma, dermatomyositis, keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (Figure 3), aplasia cutis, kerion, follicular mucinosis, pemphigus, dissecting cellulitis of scalp/ pyogenic folliculitis (Figure 4) and acne keloidalis nuchae in 2.5% cases each.
Kerion Barnes, aged 25, from Bromsgrove, was sent to prison for a ten years and Christian Davidson, aged 34, also from Bromsgrove, was jailed for seven years and nine months at Worcester Crown Court.
Bebside beat Blagdon Arms Cramlington 3-0 with goals from Kerion Fitzpatrick (2) and David Mason.
Some of these changes include an itchy scalp, slightly swollen glands at the back of the head (occipital lymph nodes), hair loss (alopecia), scaling (either all over like dandruff or in circular areas) and a boggy, raised, moist or crusty area in the scalp (called a "kerion").
In the final game of the day Middleton recorded a 1-0 victory over Dutch side Sporting Martinus, with Kerion Cormack grabbing the only goal of the game.
THE under-i2s entertained Rhyl and immediately stamped their authority on the game right from the start as they never allowed their visitors to settle and claimed a 20-7 victory thanks to tries from Kerion Lyons, Chris Wildman, Luke Williams and Lewis Williams.
Supt John Kerion said: "You can't discount the possibility that there is a threat and we are on the alert for that."
Herve was pronounced dead at the scene after being pulled out of the deep muddy water by Kerion Williams, 17.
Kerion Williams, aged 17, plunged into the deep muddy water of the Scwd y Gladys Falls in Glynneath, south Wales, looking for Herve Bola.
(19,20) In our study out of the four tinea capitis cases, two were of grey patch type and one each of black dot and kerion type.
This can quickly deteriorate into a boggy and pruritic mass of inflamed tissue known as a kerion. The kerion can become severely inflamed and develop regional lymphadenopathy.
Its clinical presentation varies from seborrhoeic dermatitis-like and non-inflammatory presentation like alopecia areata to severe forms like kerion with purulent discharge and secondary bacterial infection leading to scarring alopecia.1,2 Tinea capitis is commonly caused by dermatophyte fungi Trichophyton and Microsporum.3 However causative organisms vary from country to country.3 Moreover migratory phenomena, changing life styles and decades of griseofulvin use have led to the change in the existing fungal species in various developed countries.4,7,9 Present and past treatment recommendations clearly demonstrate tolerance to griseofulvin by different fungal species.