Tinea capitis

Candrice R. Heath, Richard P. Usatine

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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
Issue number8
StatePublished - Oct 1 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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