kerion definition

  • noun:
    • A response condition to a fungal ringworm illness associated with hair follicles associated with the scalp and beard followed by additional infection, frequently presenting itself because increased, spongy lesions.
    • A suppurative irritation associated with hairfollicles of head.
    • ringworm infection regarding the follicles of hair for the scalp and beard that always leads to a swelling that is covered with pustules and oozes fluid

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