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Tinea Capitis

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by Shannon DW

(Ringworm of the Scalp; Fungal Infection of the Scalp)

 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Dermatology
http://www.aad.org/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Dermatology Association
http://www.dermatology.ca/

Dermatologists.ca
http://www.dermatologists.ca/

 

References


American Academy of Dermatology. Tinea (dermatophyte) infections. American Academy of Dermatology website. Available at: http://www.aad.org/professionals/Residents/MedStudCoreCurr/DCTineaInfections.htm . Accessed September 27, 2005.


American Academy of Family Physicians. Diagnosis and management of common tinea infections. American Academy of Family Physicians website. http://www.aafp.org/afp/980700ap/noble.html . Accessed September 27, 2005.


American Academy of Family Physicians. Tinea infections: athlete’s foot, jock itch, and ringworm. American Academy of Family Physicians website. http://www.aafp.org/afp/980700ap/980700b.html . Accessed September 27, 2005.


Givens TG, Murray MM, Baker RC. Comparison of 1% and 2.5% selenium sulfide in the treatment of tinea capitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1995;149(7):808-811.


Tinea capitis: treatment overview. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated April 6, 2011. Accessed September 7, 2011.

 

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