Patient Perspectives: What is Tinea?

  • Published 2017 in Pediatric dermatology


Tinea capitis (scalp): The scalp may show flakes of skin resembling dandruff. There may also be pus bumps or patches of hair loss or broken hairs. In some people, the fungus causes more inflammation with redness, crusting and weeping on the scalp, and there may be enlarged lymph nodes in the neck (“swollen glands”). When hair loss occurs, it is usually… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/pde.13242


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