This condition of fungal granuloma has produced a large, red (erythematous) patch (plaque) with a prominent border, within which are scattered blisters (pustules) indicating deeper involvement of hair follicles (Majocchi's granuloma). This infection was caused by Trichophyton rubrum.
Update Date 11/12/2014
Updated by: Richard J. Moskowitz, MD, dermatologist in private practice, Mineola, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.