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Latest revision as of 01:54, 28 September 2019

Background

  • Infection caused by dermatophytes that feed on keratin

Tinea Types

Clinical Features

Tinea Capitis

Differential Diagnosis

Neonatal Rashes

Evaluation

  • Clinical diagnosis
  • Can be complicated by development of kerion

Management

Antifungals

  • Coverage for Trichophyton and Microsporum and should use both topical and systemic therapy simultaneously
  • Baseline liver function required prior to systemic antifungals

Topical

Systemic

Disposition

  • Discharge

See Also

References