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Year : 1968  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 186--188

Fungus Infection of Scalp and Hair - a Study of Thirty Cases

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R C Mankodi

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The present work is related to clinical and mycological studies of thirty cases of tinea capitis. Of 600 clinically diagnosed cases of dermatomycosis collected during last one and half years, 30 cases were of tinea capitis. Of 30 cases, 28 were children are below the age of 13 years and two were adults. Sex incidence showed 21 were males and 9 were females. Typical "Blackdot" lesions were present in 13 cases like others showed variety of clinical picture. In one case kerion type lesion was observed. Itching was noted in 18 cases. Duration of disease ranged from 2 months to 2 years. Similar disease was present in family members of two cases.

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