An experience from an outbreak of tinea capitis gladiatorum due to Trichophyton tonsurans.

@article{Ergin2006AnEF,
  title={An experience from an outbreak of tinea capitis gladiatorum due to Trichophyton tonsurans.},
  author={S reyya Ergin and Can Ergin and B Sanli Erdogan and Ilknue Kaleli and Deniz Evliyaoğlu},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={212-4}
}
'Tinea corporis gladiatorum' describes a dermatophytosis transmitted mainly from close skin contact among wrestlers. Although tinea corporis is well recognized, no data are available for tinea capitis infections in wrestlers. After finding tinea capitis infection in a student wrestler, we aimed to search for possible ringworm infections among wrestlers in a wrestling boarding-school. Of the 32 wrestlers, 29, aged 12-18 years, were affected, of whom 22 had scalp involvement. Trichophyton… CONTINUE READING

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