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ALLMedicine™ Tinea Capitis Center

Research & Reviews  145 results

Successful treatment of tinea capitis caused by Microsporum canis in a 23-day-old newbo...
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 clues and trends in epidemiology and pathogens in pediatric tinea capitis: a r...
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...

Tinea capitis: advances and a needed paradigm shift.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MOP.0000000000001034 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.03.051.
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...

Tinea blepharitis and follicular conjunctivitis in a child.
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...

Tinea capitis asymptomatic carriers: what is the evidence behind treatment?
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

Evaluation of Trichoscopy in the Diagnosis of Tinea Capitis

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.

Relevance of Trichoscopy in Differential Diagnosis of Focal Non-cicatricial Alopecia in Children

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 ...

Terbinafine Compared to Griseofulvin in Children With Tinea Capitis

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...

Carotid Atherosclerotic Disease Following Childhood Scalp Irradiation

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...

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News  29 results

AAP Issues Recommendations for Common Dermatologic Problems

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...

What is your treatment plan?
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.

NEED HAIR: Pinpointing the cause of a patient’s hair loss

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.

Early diagnosis, treatment key to prevent permanent baldness in tinea capitis

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.

VIDEO: With tinea capitis, don’t be fooled by a Wood’s lamp
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.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →