Scalp lesions and hair loss

Whiting, David A.
October 2009
Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings;Oct2009, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p367
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 17-year-old white male who was sent at the Hair and Skin Research and Treatment Center at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas for evaluation after complaining of scalp problems for the preceding eight months. A fungal culture showed scanty growth of Trichophyton tonsurans which causes tinea capitis with kerion formation. Fine-particle griseofulvin produced an apparent cure. The patient was an expert wrestler and competed frequently.


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