Boy presents with painful and oozing lesions on scalp. What is the diagnosis?

An 8-year-old boy presented to the doctor with a painful, oozing lesion on his scalp which developed 2 weeks prior. On examination, he had a fever of 37.9°C (100.3°F) and an eroded and crusted, boggy plaque with associated alopecia was seen on the posterior scalp. Occipital lymphadenopathy was also noted on examination.

A)     Dissecting cellulitis of scalp

B)     Folliculitis

C)     Kerion

D)     Pemphigus vulgaris


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