Tinea capitis: Introduction
Tinea capitis: A condition which is characterized by tinea of the scalp.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Tinea capitis is available below.
Symptoms of Tinea capitis
- Patches of broken off hair
- Itchy scalp in some patients
- Pus-filled scalp sores
- Round scaly inflamed scalp lesions
- Black dots on scalp
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Treatments for Tinea capitis
- Oral antifungals - griseofulvin, ketoconazole, terbinafine
- Selsun or ketaconazole shampoo twice weekly
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Tinea capitis?
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Tinea capitis: Complications
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Causes of Tinea capitis
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Disease Topics Related To Tinea capitis
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Tinea capitis:
- Ringworm of the scalp
- Tinea tonsurans
- Herpes tonsurans
- Superficial fungal infection of skin of scalp
- Superficial fungal infection of skin of eyebrows
- Superficial fungal infection of skin of eyelashes
- Superficial mycosis
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Misdiagnosis and Tinea capitis
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Tinea capitis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Tinea capitis
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Clinical Trials for Tinea capitis
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Tinea capitis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Tinea capitis
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Definitions of Tinea capitis:
Ringworm of the scalp caused by species of Microsporum and Trichophyton, which may occasionally involve the eyebrows and eyelashes. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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