Disease Information for Tinea capitus

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Annular lesions rash
Baldness/Alopecia
Centrally clearing scaly patch/skin
Cicatrical alopecia
Circular bright red patches/skin
Dandruff
Dry skin/scaling dry skin
Hair loss
Non-scarring Alopecia/balding
Pruritic/itching rash
Scalp rash
Scalp round scaly patches/broken hairs
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Pets
Established Disease Population
Patient/AIDS established population
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/KOH prep abnormal
Microlab/KOH preparation/fungal/hyphae/Skin scrapings
Microlab/Microsporum species isolate (canis/audo)
Microlab/Trichophyton tonsurans isolation
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
TEST/Woods-lamp positive/skin areas
Pathology
BX/Scalp Hyphae in follicles
BX/Scalp Inflammation, chronic
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Lupus, discoid, chronic
Associated Disease & Complications
Alopecia areata
Alopecia mucinosa
Cutaneous Infection
Scarring alopecia
Xeroderma
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Contact/cutaneous/portal of entry pathophysiology
Class
CLASS/Hair involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Scalp involvement/disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Itraconazole (Sporonox)
Definition
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Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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