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Kerion celsi

Kerion celsi: Introduction

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.

Symptoms of Kerion celsi

Treatments for Kerion celsi

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Kerion celsi: Related Patient Stories

Alternative Treatments for Kerion celsi

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Kerion celsi may include:

  • Look for hair loss
  • Selenium sulfide-containing shampoo
  • Yogurt with L. acidophilus-topical
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Kerion celsi: Complications

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Causes of Kerion celsi

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Misdiagnosis and Kerion celsi

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Kerion celsi

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Definitions of Kerion celsi:

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)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Kerion celsi as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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