Tinea capitis

Academic Article


  • Tinea capitis is dermatophytosis of the scalp hair follicles, generally producing inflammatory or noninflammatory alopecia. Infection occurs predominantly in prepubertal children older than 6 months, although infection can occur in all age groups. Tinea capitis is one of the most common infectious conditions in children, and it occurs worldwide.
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  • Elewski B
  • Start Page

  • 23
  • End Page

  • 31
  • Volume

  • 14
  • Issue

  • 1