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Research & Reviews 145 results
Dermatologic Therapy; Zhou YB, Xiao YY et. al.
Jul 31st, 2021 - Although tinea capitis is common in children, but it is rare in newborns. It should be differentiated with neonatal lupus erythematosus, nummular eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, erythema annular centrifugum, annular urticaria, and annula...
Clinical and Experimental Dermatology; Friedland R, Reiss-Huss S et. al.
Jul 9th, 2021 - Tinea capitis is the most common dermatophyte infection in children. Pathogens differ between populations. During the past few decades pathogen shifts have been reported in many countries around the world. This study aimed to characterize pathogen...
Current Opinion in Pediatrics; Le TK, Cohen BA
Jul 7th, 2021 - Tinea capitis, a superficial infection of the scalp, is the most common pediatric dermatophyte fungal infection worldwide and is particularly common in the USA in low-income, low-resource settings. There are still gaps in knowledge and heterogenei...
Journal of AAPOS : the Official Publication of the Americ... Bothun CE, Decanini A et. al.
Jun 25th, 2021 - Trichophyton tonsurans is a fungal species that frequently causes tinea capitis (ringworm), a skin infection found in children. We report a case of unilateral blepharoconjunctivitis due to tinea capitis in a previously healthy 8-year-old boy. Alth...
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venere... Aharaz A, Jemec GBE et. al.
Jun 20th, 2021 - Tinea capitis is a fungal infection mostly affecting children. Epidemiology is changing over time due to migration, and it has been estimated that up to 40% of children from certain developing countries are affected. The mechanism of transmission ...
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Clinicaltrials.gov 4 results
Aug 10th, 2018 - Waiting for a proof by mycological culture is usually necessary before starting a systemic antifungal therapy. It therefore seems to us interesting to evaluate the benefit of using dermoscopy in clinical diagnosis of Tinea Capitis.
Aug 24th, 2017 - The majority of alopecia in children is presented as patchy alopecia, which is most commonly diagnosed as alopecia areata. However, other causes of patchy alopecia such as tinea capitis, trichotillomania, temporal triangular alopecia (TTA), nevus ...
May 31st, 2017 - Tinea capitis is a dermatophyte infection of the scalp hair follicles, which occurs primarily in children. Hair loss, hair breakage, scaling, plus various degrees of erythema, pustules and pruritus are the primary clinical signs which can be assoc...
Oct 17th, 2008 - Background: During the first half of the 20th century, scalp irradiation was a standard treatment for induction of epilation in children suffering from Tinea Capitis. These children are now more than 50 years old and the aim was to investigate the...
News 29 results
Apr 13th, 2021 - The American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued five recommendations for the most common dermatologic problems in primary care pediatrics. Topics include diagnostic and management strategies for a variety of conditions, including atopic dermati...
Anshika Kaushik, Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD
Aug 20th, 2018 - The treatment choice is oral terbinafine for tinea capitis with kerion, a scalp dermatophyte infection with a concurrent inflammatory process. Tinea capitis is a very common infection with the peak occurrence at age 3-7 years.
Jul 2nd, 2018 - Hormonal fluctuations: Polycystic ovarian syndrome and postpartum hormonal changes. 11 Autoimmune: Lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Sjögren’s syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, and autoimmune atrophic g.
Jun 13th, 2018 - Of all the techniques addressed, microscopy was found to be the fastest, but not always the most accurate, means of diagnosing tinea capitis. Dr.
MDedge Dermatology; M. Alexander Otto
Feb 9th, 2018 - KAUAI, HAWAII – When it comes to diagnosing tinea capitis, you really can’t rely on a Wood’s lamp, according to pediatric dermatologist Robert Silverman, MD. The Wood’s lamp generally misses the most common cause of tinea capitis in urban and subu.