Factors in Etiology and Predisposition of Adult Tinea Capitis and Review of Published Literature

  title={Factors in Etiology and Predisposition of Adult Tinea Capitis and Review of Published Literature},
  author={Ali Reza Khosravi and Hojjatollah Shokri and Ghasem Vahedi},
Tinea capitis is a common fungal infection in children but is less frequently encountered in adults, especially in immunocompromised individuals. To determine the incidence of tinea capitis in adults, the predisposing factors and causative species. A retrospective study was conducted over a period of 5 years, from 2010 to 2015, on cases of tinea capitis diagnosed in the Department of Dermatology and Mycology Research Center in Tehran, Iran. The information was collected from the patients… CONTINUE READING
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