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Kerion celsi: A parasitic fungal skin infection that tends to occur mainly on the back of the neck, scalp or beard. It is caused by animal fungi. The condition resolves itself in a matter of weeks but hair loss in the affected area may be permanent. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Kerion celsi is available below.
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Kerion celsi is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Kerion celsi, or a subtype of Kerion celsi,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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