How is tinea versicolor diagnosed?
Although diagnosis is often made based on symptoms alone, tinea versicolor can also be diagnosed by examining the affected skin under a Wood's light, using the potassium hydroxide solution or from a skin biopsy.
Author: Jonathan Meddings
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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