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Research & Reviews  135 results

Tinea capitis in an immigrant pediatric community; a clinical signs-based treatment app...
BMC Pediatrics; Kassem R, Shemesh Y et. al.

Aug 28th, 2021 - Tinea capitis is a common cutaneous infection of the scalp and hair follicles, typically diagnosed by direct examination and culture. Treatment with oral antifungals is usually withheld until mycology results are available. In Israel, African refu...

Gender Differences in Psychosocial Outcomes of Hair Loss Resulting from Childhood Irrad...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Hoffer L, Achdut N et. al.

Aug 8th, 2021 - Recent studies have linked hair loss due to childhood irradiation for tinea capitis, a fungal infection of the scalp, to adverse psychosocial and health outcomes in women. However, no study to date has examined gender differences in the outcomes o...

Successful treatment of tinea capitis caused by Microsporum canis in a 23-day-old newbo...
Dermatologic Therapy; Xiao YY, Zhou YB 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 paediatric tinea capitis: a ...
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 the path...

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...

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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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