Joyce M. Teng

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Tinea capitis in children

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has tinea capitis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Tinea capitis is the most common type of superficial dermatophytosis in children, affecting the skin and hair of the scalp. The disease occurs most often in prepubertal children and is characterized by…

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