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How is tinea versicolor diagnosed?
Tinea versicolor is usually diagnosed based on a medical history and physical examination of your child. Because the patches seen with this condition are unique, your child's physician can typically make a diagnosis based on a simple physical examination. Your child's doctor may also use an ultraviolet light to see the patches more clearly and may perform skin scrapings of the lesions to help confirm the diagnosis.
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