Tinea capitis

Candrice R. Heath, Richard P. Usatine

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

THE COMPARISON Areas of alopecia with erythema and scale in a young Black boy with tinea capitis. He also had an enlarged posterior cervical lymph node (arrow) from this fungal infection. White patches of scale from tinea capitis in a young Black boy with no obvious hair loss; however, a potassium hydroxide preparation from the scale was positive for fungus. A subtle area of tinea capitis on the scalp of a Latina girl showed comma hairs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)370-371
Number of pages2
JournalThe Journal of family practice
Volume71
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Tinea capitis'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this