Ringworm - scalp

Alternative names
Fungal infection - scalp; Infection - fungal - scalp; Tinea of the scalp; Tinea capitis

Definition
Tinea capitis is an infection of the scalp by mold-like fungi called dermatophytes.


see Tinea capitis.

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Last revised: December 2, 2012
by Arthur A. Poghosian, M.D.

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