Genomes and Genes
Summary: Ringworm of the scalp caused by species of Microsporum and Trichophyton, which may occasionally involve the eyebrows and eyelashes. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Publications191 found, 100 shown here
- Tinea capitis: a treatment updateBrandie J Roberts
Children s Hospital and Health Center and University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
Pediatr Ann 34:191-200. 2005Currently, many experts consider griseofulvin to be the drug of choice for tinea capitis. It is FDA approved for this indication, highly efficacious, and has an excellent long-term safety record...
- Increasing tinea capitis prevalence in Stockholm reflects immigrationJenny Hallgren
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Karolinska Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Med Mycol 42:505-9. 2004The aim was to describe the mycological and clinical data in children diagnosed with tinea capitis in a hospital setting in Stockholm...
- [Tinea capitis in an adult. Case report]Diana Morán Maese
Instituto Dermatológico de Jalisco Dr José Barba Rubio, Centro Estatal de Referencia en Micología Médica CEREMI, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Rev Iberoam Micol 22:54-6. 2005A tinea capitis and tinea faciei case in an elderly female patient with diabetes mellitus type 2 is presented. Her dermatological illness began on her face and later disseminated to her scalp...
- Recent updates in oral terbinafine: its use in onychomycosis and tinea capitis in the USLauren Van Duyn Graham
Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Mycoses 54:e679-85. 2011Onychomycosis and tinea capitis are prevalent fungal diseases that are difficult to cure and usually require systemic treatment. Onychomycosis has high recurrence rates and can significantly affect a patient's quality of life...
- Tinea capitis update: a continuing conflict with an old adversaryB K Chen
Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology, Children's Hospital, San Diego, California, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 13:331-5. 2001Infection with tinea capitis in childhood is a common, age-old problem that continues to plague patients and their families...
- [Tinea capitis]N Rebollo
Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico DF
Actas Dermosifiliogr 99:91-100. 2008b>Tinea capitis is a widespread scalp infection in children caused by dermatophytes. In fact, it is the most common cutaneous mycosis in children but is uncommon in adults. The disease has been major public health concern for decades...
- Dermoscopy findings in tinea capitis: case report and literature reviewAna Maria Costa Pinheiro
Outpatient Clinic for Tumors and Dermatoscopy, Hospital Universitario de Brasilia, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
An Bras Dermatol 87:313-4. 2012..We describe the "comma" and "corkscrew hair" dermoscopic aspects found in a child of skin type 4, with tinea capitis.
- Therapeutic options for the treatment of tinea capitis: griseofulvin versus fluconazoleL Dastghaib
Dermatology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
J Dermatolog Treat 16:43-6. 2005b>Tinea capitis is a relatively common fungal infection of childhood. Griseofulvin has been the mainstay of treatment for many years. However, newer oral antifungal agents are being used more frequently.
- Tinea capitis in Cleveland: survey of elementary school studentsM Ghannoum
Center for Medical Mycology and Mycology Reference Laboratory, Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 5028, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 48:189-93. 2003b>Tinea capitis, a fungal infection of the scalp, is of increasing public health importance, and Trichophyton tonsurans has become the primary causative agent in North America.
- Tinea capitis due to Trichophyton rubrum in a neonateSung Eun Chang
Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea
Pediatr Dermatol 19:356-8. 2002b>Tinea capitis is a common infection of school-aged children, but there have been only a few reports of tinea capitis in newborns. Furthermore, Trichophyton rubrum as a causative organism of tinea capitis is documented very rarely...
- Prevalence of tinea capitis in Southeastern Austria between 1985 and 2008: up-to-date picture of the current situationBarbara Binder
Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Mycoses 54:243-7. 2011b>Tinea capitis is the most common dermatophyte infection in childhood, but may rarely occur in adults and the elderly. Causative agents vary within different geographical areas as well as during decades...
- The changing pattern of Tinea capitis in JamaicaA East-Innis
Department of Medicine, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
West Indian Med J 55:85-8. 2006The species of dermatophyte fungi causing tinea capitis vary from country to country and may also change with time. This study was done to identify the predominant organisms causing tinea capitis in the Jamaican population...
- Superficial fungal infections: an update on pityriasis versicolor, seborrheic dermatitis, tinea capitis, and onychomycosisAditya K Gupta
Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center Sunnybrook site and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Clin Dermatol 21:417-25. 2003The recent advances in pityriasis versicolor, seborrheic dermatitis, tinea capitis and onychomycosis are reviewed...
- A randomized, double-blind study comparing the efficacy of selenium sulfide shampoo 1% and ciclopirox shampoo 1% as adjunctive treatments for tinea capitis in childrenCatherine Chen
Department of Dermatology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 27:459-62. 2010..to compare the efficacy of selenium sulfide shampoo 1% and ciclopirox shampoo 1% as adjunctive treatments for tinea capitis in children...
- Guidelines for the management of tinea capitis in childrenTalia Kakourou
First Pediatric Department, Athens University, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
Pediatr Dermatol 27:226-8. 2010Practice guidelines for the treatment of tinea capitis (TC) from the European Society for Pediatric Dermatology are presented...
- Screening for asymptomatic carriage of Trichophyton tonsurans in household contacts of patients with tinea capitis: results of 209 patients from South LondonJ M L White
Department of Cutaneous Allergy, St John s Institute of Dermatology, London, UK
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1061-4. 2007There is currently an epidemic of tinea capitis in urban areas of developed countries caused by Trichophyton tonsurans. Recurrence or re-infection with dermatophyte is not uncommon after adequate oral treatment...
- Trichophyton violaceum is the dominant cause of tinea capitis in children in Tripoli, Libya: results of a two year surveyMohamed S Ellabib
Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical College, Al Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya
Mycopathologia 153:145-7. 2002The causative agents of tinea capitis in Libyan nationals attending the out patient Dermatology Clinic of the Tripoli Medical Centre over the period December 1997 to December 1999 were investigated...
- Tinea capitis in schoolchildren from lvory Coast (western Africa). A 1998-1999 cross-sectional studyEby Ignace Hervé Menan
Laboratoire de Parasitologie et Mycologie, UFR des Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Biologiques, Universite de Cocody, Abidjan 22, Cote d Ivoire
Int J Dermatol 41:204-7. 2002b>Tinea capitis is a worldwide public health problem that poses specific therapeutic challenges. This dermatophytosis of the scalp is endemic in Africa...
- Trichophyton tonsurans tinea capitis and tinea corporis: treatment and follow-up of four affected family membersJ Ravenscroft
Department of Dermatology, Leeds General Infirmary, West Yorkshire, England
Pediatr Dermatol 17:407-9. 2000..ages 2 years and 6 months, simultaneously infected with the dermatophyte Trichophyton tonsurans, causing tinea capitis and tinea corporis in the children and tinea corporis in the parents...
- Tinea capitis among children in the Columbus area, Ohio, USAJacquelyn R Coloe
College of Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
Mycoses 53:158-62. 2010b>Tinea capitis is a fungal infection of the hair follicles of the scalp. In the US, the most common organisms have traditionally been Trichophyton tonsurans, and occasionally Microsporum canis...
- Tinea capitis in a paediatric populationB C Hackett
Department of Dermatology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
Ir Med J 99:294-5. 2006b>Tinea capitis is an increasing problem in Europe. The pattern of infection is changing with an increase in pathogenic anthropophilic dermatophytes particularly Trichophyton tonsurans...
- Tinea capitis in the pediatric population: a study from North IndiaChander Grover
Department of Dermatology, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Geeta Colony, New Delhi, India
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:527-32. 2010b>Tinea capitis (TC) is a common superficial fungal infection seen predominantly in children. The etiological factors vary from one region to the other...
- Tinea capitis: fluconazole in Trichophyton tonsurans infectionM G Mercurio
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 15:229-32. 1998b>Tinea capitis is the most common dermatophyte infection in children. Trichophyton tonsurans is the most common etiologic agent in the United States, and for more than four decades the standard therapy has been griseofulvin...
- Tinea capitis in eastern NepalBibeka Nand Jha
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Int J Dermatol 45:100-2. 2006b>Tinea capitis is an increasing public health concern throughout the world. The clinical types and etiological agents vary from time to time and place to place...
- Increased incidence of Trichophyton tonsurans tinea capitis in Ontario, Canada between 1985 and 1996A K Gupta
Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Science Center and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Med Mycol 36:55-60. 1998In Canada, since the 1990s, Trichophyton tonsurans has emerged as the main cause of tinea capitis. Prior to this the more common agents were T. verrucosum, Microsporum canis and M. audouinii. Over the past few years the incidence of T...
- Tinea capitis: ringworm of the scalpC Seebacher
Mycoses 50:218-26. 2007The guideline tinea capitis, as passed by three German medical societies, is presented in the present study.
- A randomized controlled trial assessing the efficacy of fluconazole in the treatment of pediatric tinea capitisK Wade Foster
Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0009, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 53:798-809. 2005Griseofulvin is considered first-line therapy for tinea capitis, and the Physician's Desk Reference currently recommends 11 mg/kg per day microsize formulation for use in children...
- Itraconazole in the treatment of tinea capitis caused by Microsporum canis: experience in a large cohortGabriele Ginter-Hanselmayer
Department of Dermatology, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Pediatr Dermatol 21:499-502. 2004..canis tinea capitis. Fifty-five patients had previous treatment with terbinafine without success...
- Once weekly fluconazole is effective in children in the treatment of tinea capitis: a prospective, multicentre studyA K Gupta
Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Womens College Health Sciences Center Sunnybrook site, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Br J Dermatol 142:965-8. 2000..in Brazil, Canada and South Africa we have demonstrated that fluconazole 8 mg kg-1 once weekly is effective in tinea capitis caused by Trichophyton and Microsporum species. There were 61 children, aged (mean +/- SE) 5.0 +/- 0...
- Griseofulvin versus terbinafine in the treatment of tinea capitis: a meta-analysis of randomized, clinical trialsDavid Fleece
Department of Pediatrics, Temple University Children s Medical Center, 5th Floor, 3509 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
Pediatrics 114:1312-5. 2004b>Tinea capitis, a common pediatric infection in the United States, is caused mainly by Trichophyton species and affects many urban children...
- A reanalysis of thyroid neoplasms in the Israeli tinea capitis study accounting for dose uncertaintiesJay H Lubin
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Radiat Res 161:359-68. 2004In the 1940s and 1950s, children in Israel were treated for tinea capitis by irradiation to the scalp to induce epilation...
- Lack of efficacy of 6-week treatment with oral terbinafine for tinea capitis due to Microsporum canis in childrenV Dragos
University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Department of Dermatology, Slovenia
Pediatr Dermatol 14:46-8. 1997Twenty-two children aged 2 to 9 years with noninflammatory tinea capitis due to Microsporum canis were evaluated in an open clinical pilot study run from January 1994 to July 1995...
- Kerion and dermatophytic granuloma. Mycological and histopathological findings in 19 children with inflammatory tinea capitis of the scalpRoberto Arenas
Dermatology Department, Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico
Int J Dermatol 45:215-9. 2006Inflammatory tinea capitis or kerion is the result of a hypersensitivity reaction to a dermatophytic infection. Majocchi's granuloma, in contrast, usually begins as a suppurative folliculitis and culminates in a granulomatous reaction.
- Therapeutic options for the treatment of tinea capitis caused by Trichophyton species: griseofulvin versus the new oral antifungal agents, terbinafine, itraconazole, and fluconazoleA K Gupta
Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center Sunnybrook site, Toronto, Canada
Pediatr Dermatol 18:433-8. 2001b>Tinea capitis is a relatively common fungal infection of childhood. Griseofulvin has been the mainstay of management. However, newer oral antifungal agents are being used more frequently...
- Oral griseofulvin remains the treatment of choice for tinea capitis in childrenM L Bennett
Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 17:304-9. 2000b>Tinea capitis is one of the most common infections of children. The standard treatment is griseofulvin...
- Comma hairs: a dermatoscopic marker for tinea capitis: a rapid diagnostic methodMonika Slowinska
Department of Dermatology, Central Medical Hospital MSWiA, Warsaw, Poland
J Am Acad Dermatol 59:S77-9. 2008..Dermatoscopy and videodermatoscopy have been used for several years in the diagnosis of skin disorders...
- A double-blind, randomized, comparative trial of itraconazole versus terbinafine for 2 weeks in tinea capitisM Jahangir
Department of Dermatology, King Edward Medical College Mayo Hospital, Lahore
Br J Dermatol 139:672-4. 1998..of oral itraconazole (n = 28) and terbinafine (n = 27), each given for 2 weeks, was compared in patients with tinea capitis. Trichophyton violaceum was the major pathogen in both groups (82.1% and 88.9%, respectively)...
- Susceptibility of dermatophyte isolates obtained from a large worldwide terbinafine tinea capitis clinical trialM A Ghannoum
Center for Medical Mycology, University Hospitals of Cleveland Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Br J Dermatol 159:711-3. 2008..Our group, in collaboration with seven other laboratories, has recently developed a method to determine the susceptibility of dermatophytes...
- Tinea capitis favosa in PolandW Niczyporuk
Department of Dermatology and Venerology Medical Academy, Bialystok, Poland
Mycoses 47:257-60. 2004b>Tinea capitis favosa is uncommon in Europe. We describe two patients who had local alopecia caused by Trichophyton schoenleinii...
- Epidemiology of tinea capitis in Europe: current state and changing patternsGabriele Ginter-Hanselmayer
Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Mycoses 50:6-13. 2007b>Tinea capitis (scalp ringworm) is the most common dermatophyte infection of the scalp affecting mainly children and rarely adults. The epidemiology of tinea capitis varies within different geographical areas throughout the world...
- Treatment of Microsporum spp. tinea capitis with pulsed oral terbinafineR Ungpakorn
Institute of Dermatology, Bangkok, Thailand
Clin Exp Dermatol 29:300-3. 2004..It is also useful in treating tinea capitis, although for Microsporum canis and some ectothrix organisms, the effectiveness of the drug may be less than ..
- Surgical treatment of tinea capitis in childhoodE Thoma-Greber
Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Allergologie, Klinikum der Universitat Munchen, Frauenlobstrasse 8 11, D 80337 Munich, Germany
Mycoses 46:351-4. 2003....
- A randomized comparison of 4 weeks of terbinafine vs. 8 weeks of griseofulvin for the treatment of tinea capitisL C Fuller
Department of Dermatology, King's College Hospital, London SE5 9RS, UK
Br J Dermatol 144:321-7. 2001BACKGROUND: Tinea capitis is a common childhood infection that has recently become more frequent in urban areas in Europe and the U.S.A...
- Terbinafine hydrochloride oral granules versus oral griseofulvin suspension in children with tinea capitis: results of two randomized, investigator-blinded, multicenter, international, controlled trialsBoni E Elewski
Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0009, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 59:41-54. 2008Although griseofulvin is currently considered the primary antifungal agent used to treat tinea capitis in many countries, increasingly higher doses and longer durations of treatment are becoming necessary to achieve effective treatment...
- Terbinafine: efficacy and tolerability in young children with tinea capitis due to Microsporum canisH Silm
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Tartu University, Lossi 21 23, 51003 Tartu, Estonia
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 16:228-30. 2002We carried out an open, prospective, uncontrolled study to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of terbinafine in the treatment of young children with tinea capitis due to Microsporum canis.
- Comparison of terbinafine and griseofulvin in the treatment of tinea capitisH Caceres-Rios
Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Instituto de Salud del Niño, Peru
J Am Acad Dermatol 42:80-4. 2000Griseofulvin has been used for many years in the treatment of tinea capitis. Increase in resistance to this medication has led to a search for new therapeutic alternatives.
- Long-term follow-up for brain tumor development after childhood exposure to ionizing radiation for tinea capitisSiegal Sadetzki
Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Radiat Res 163:424-32. 2005..The study population included 10,834 individuals who were treated for tinea capitis with X rays in the 1950s and two matched nonirradiated groups, comprising population and sibling comparison ..
- The assessment and management of tinea capitis in childrenSamina Ali
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stollery Children s Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Pediatr Emerg Care 23:662-5; quiz 666-8. 2007b>Tinea capitis is an infection of the scalp and hair shaft caused by dermatophyte fungi. It is seen in all age groups, and the incidence seems to be on the rise in North America...
- Tinea capitis caused by Microsporum canis treated with terbinafineNicola Aste
Department of Dermatology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Mycoses 47:428-30. 2004b>Tinea capitis is a disease found throughout the world. It frequently affects children and only rarely adults, usually post-menopausal women...
- Tinea capitis in infants less than 1 year of ageC Romano
Institute of Dermatological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Pediatr Dermatol 18:465-8. 2001b>Tinea capitis is the most frequent manifestation of dermatophyte infection in children, but because it is rare in the first months of life it is often misdiagnosed...
- A randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, duration-finding study of oral terbinafine and open-label, high-dose griseofulvin in children with tinea capitis due to Microsporum speciesJ Lipozencic
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
Br J Dermatol 146:816-23. 2002b>Tinea capitis, a common clinical pattern of dermatophyte infection in children is becoming a public health hazard in some countries...
- Terbinafine in the treatment of Trichophyton tinea capitis: a randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, duration-finding studySheila F Friedlander
School of Medicine and Children s Hospital, University of California, San Diego, California 92123 4228, USA
Pediatrics 109:602-7. 2002Terbinafine has been shown to be effective in tinea capitis, using different treatment durations. However, no direct comparison of treatment duration has previously been investigated...
- Doubled dose of oral terbinafine is required for Microsporum canis tinea capitisE Koumantaki
Skin Department, Athens University, A. Syngros Hospital, Athens, Greece
Pediatr Dermatol 18:339-42. 2001Fourteen children, ages 1-15 years, with Microsporum canis tinea capitis were given oral terbinafine for 4 weeks at the recommended daily dose according to their weight: 10-20 kg, 62.5 mg; 20-40 kg, 125 mg; > 40 kg, 250 mg...
- Pharmacokinetics of terbinafine in young children treated for tinea capitisSusan M Abdel-Rahman
Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:886-91. 2005..This investigation was designed to evaluate the single dose and steady state pharmacokinetics of terbinafine in young children with tinea capitis.
- Microsporum canis tinea capitis in an 8-month-old infant successfully treated with 2 weekly pulses of oral itraconazoleE Koumantaki
Department of Dermatology, A. Syggros Hospital, Athens, Greece
Pediatr Dermatol 18:60-2. 2001We report an 8-month-old girl with tinea capitis caused by Microsporum canis which was successfully treated with two pulses of oral itraconazole 50 mg/day, each of 1 week duration with an interval of 2 weeks. M...
- Efficacy and tolerability of 8 weeks' treatment with terbinafine in children with tinea capitis caused by Microsporum canis: a comparison of three dosesD Devliotou-Panagiotidou
Department of Dermatology, Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki, Mycological Laboratory of the State Hospital for Skin and Venereal Diseases, Chalkidikis 51, GR 54644, Thessaloniki, Greece
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 18:155-9. 2004b>Tinea capitis caused by Microsporum canis is the most common mycosis of the scalp in preschool and school-aged children in Greece.
- Prevalence of tinea capitis and tinea pedis in Barcelona schoolchildrenLaura Triviño-Duran
Experimental and Clinical Mycology Research Unit, IMIM IMAS, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:137-41. 2005..There are no prior data on the prevalence of tinea capitis and tinea pedis in Barcelona, Spain...
- Tinea capitis: no incision nor excisionLaetitia von Laer Tschudin
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Center of the Canton of Vaud CHUV, 1011 Lausanne CHUV, Switzerland
J Pediatr Surg 42:E33-6. 2007b>Tinea capitis is a fungal infection of the scalp and hair shaft that mainly affects prepubescent children...
- Tinea capitisA K Gupta
Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Canada
Med Mycol 38:255-87. 2000b>Tinea capitis is a common dermatophyte infection of the scalp in children. Dermatophytes are classified into three genera; tinea capitis is caused predominantly by Trichophyton or Microsporum species...
- Risk of thyroid cancer after childhood exposure to ionizing radiation for tinea capitisSiegal Sadetzki
Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4798-804. 2006..We examined the effect of low doses of ionizing radiation (4.5-49.5 cGy) on the risk of developing thyroid cancer after long latent periods of up to 54 yr after childhood exposure...
- Itraconazole oral solution for the treatment of tinea capitisA K Gupta
Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Science Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Br J Dermatol 139:104-6. 1998..years, weight range 10-40 kg) were treated with itraconazole oral solution 10 mg/mL given as pulse therapy for tinea capitis. The dosage regimen was 3 mg/kg per day given once daily in a fasting state with each pulse lasting 1 week...
- Tinea capitis in a newborn caused by two organismsS L Ungar
State University of New York, SUNY-Health Science Center, Brooklyn, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 14:229-30. 1997b>Tinea capitis is a common infection of childhood. There have been several reports of tinea capitis in newborns. Our patient presented at 19 days of age to the emergency room with a scalp lesion of 5 days duration...
- Prevalence of tinea capitis in southern KuwaitA A Razzaq Adel
Department of Dermatology, Al Adan Hospital, Safat, Kuwait
Mycoses 50:317-20. 2007b>Tinea capitis of the scalp, an infection caused by dermatophytes, produces a significant health problem especially among school children. The object of this study was to highlight the prevalence of tinea capitis in southern Kuwait...
- An experience from an outbreak of tinea capitis gladiatorum due to Trichophyton tonsuransS Ergin
Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
Clin Exp Dermatol 31:212-4. 2006..Although tinea corporis is well recognized, no data are available for tinea capitis infections in wrestlers...
- Aetiology of tinea capitis in school childrenS O Ayaya
Department of Child Health and Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Moi University, P.O. Box 6121, Eldoret, Kenya
East Afr Med J 78:531-5. 2001BACKGROUND: Tinea capitis is a superficial fungal infection of the scalp and hair of the head which is common in children aged between two and eleven years...
- Multiple basal cell carcinomas developed after radiation therapy for tinea capitis: a case reportP Ekmekci
Ankara University Medical School, Department of Dermatology, Ankara, Turkey
Dermatol Surg 27:667-9. 2001..Herein we report a patient who had received low-dose radiation for the treatment of tinea capitis and developed multiple basal cell carcinomas in the radiated areas after a long latent period of 53 years.
- Meta-analysis: griseofulvin efficacy in the treatment of tinea capitisAditya K Gupta
Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Drugs Dermatol 7:369-72. 2008..A meta-analysis of clinical trials of griseofulvin use in tinea capitis was performed to determine mean griseofulvin efficacy. A review of the literature identified 7 studies...
- Tinea capitis in Europe: new perspective on an old problemR J Hay
Department of Infection and Immunity, St Johnś Institute of Dermatology KCL, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:229-33. 2001A survey of tinea capitis conducted under the auspices of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology showed that laboratories contributing to a voluntary scheme for reporting have recently been seeing a different pattern of scalp ..
- Clinico-myocological profile of tinea capitis in North India and response to griseofulvinA Singal
Department of Dermatology, University of College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
J Dermatol 28:22-6. 2001There is a paucity of literature on tinea capitis from North India. The response to griseofulvin has not been studied as well...
- Tinea capitis: a current perspectiveB E Elewski
Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama, Birmingham 35233, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 42:1-20; quiz 21-4. 2000During the past 50 years, the predominant etiologic agent of tinea capitis in the United States and in Western Europe has changed from Microsporum audouinii to Trichophyton tonsurans...
- [Basal cell carcinoma of the scalp after radiation therapy for tinea capitis: 33 patients]M Mseddi
Service de Dermatologie, CHU Hedi Chaker, 3029 Sfax, Tunisie
Cancer Radiother 8:270-3. 2004Occurrence of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) following radiotherapy for tinea capitis is well known. The aim of this study was to specify the clinical and histological features of these BCC seen in 33 patients (1995-2000)...
- Aetiological agents of tinea capitis in Tehran (Iran)S Bassiri Jahromi
Medical Mycology Department, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran
Mycoses 49:65-7. 2006A total of 1568 patients with suspected tinea capitis were examined for causative fungal agents between 1994 and 2001. Laboratory examination confirmed tinea capitis in 209 patients. Males were affected more frequently (67...
- [An investigation of Trichophyton tonsurans infection in university students participating in sports clubs]Nobuyoshi Hirose
School of Health and Sports Science, Juntendo University, Inbamura, Inba gun, Chiba 270 1695, Japan
Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 46:119-23. 2005..Recognition of the current prevalence of this disease not only in athletes of these sports but also in other athletes is important to prevent its further spread...
- Cytobrush-culture method to diagnose tinea capitisAlexandro Bonifaz
Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, Hospital General de México OD, Sanchez Azcona 317 int 202, Col del Valle, Mexico, DF, Mexico
Mycopathologia 163:309-13. 2007This is a comparative study to isolate the dermatophytes of tinea capitis using the cytobrush and comparing it versus the standard method...
- [Epidemiological survey of Trichophyton tonsurans infection in Tohoku district and its clinical problems]Tatsuya Kasai
Kasai Dermatological Clinic, 2 40 32 105 Higashitanaka, Tagajo, Miyagi 985 0863, Japan
Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 46:87-91. 2005..I think also necessary is the systemic administration of terbinafine or itraconazole for 4 or 6 weeks or more even for tinea corporis. Additionally, I emphasize that culture study is indispensable to confirm the infection by this fungi...
- Tinea capitis among children at one suburban primary school in the City of Maputo, MozambiqueMohsin M Sidat
Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, University Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique
Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:473-5. 2007This study evaluated the prevalence of Tinea capitis among schoolchildren at one primary school and also identified the causative agents. Scalp flakes were collected from children presenting clinical signs suggestive of Tinea capitis...
- Scalp ringwormAnthony Summers
University Hospital Lewisham, London
Emerg Nurse 14:18-9. 2006
- Trichophyton violaceum: a rare isolate in 18-day-old neonateR B Surpam
Department of Microbiology, TNMC and BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai 400008, Maharashtra, India
Indian J Med Microbiol 24:292-3. 2006..The patient was treated successfully with miconazole nitrate application. A large family with crowded living was considered the main predisposing factor...
- Is itraconazole the treatment of choice in Microsporum canis tinea capitis?E Koumantaki-Mathioudaki
Department of Dermatology, University of Athens, A Sygros Hospital, Athens, Greece
Drugs Exp Clin Res 31:11-5. 2005Mycotic scalp infection caused by Microsporum canis is the most dominant cause of tinea capitis in Greece. Griseofulvin has been the gold standard for the treatment of tinea capitis, but it is unavailable in our country...
- [Superficial fungal infections. Epidemiologic, clinical and mycologic study over a three year period]D El Euch
Service de Dermatologie, Hopital La Rabta, Tunis, Tunisie
Tunis Med 84:407-10. 2006..Any time, Candida albicans is prevalent on the level of the hands...
- Clinical diagnosis of common scalp disordersBoni E Elewski
Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 10:190-3. 2005..These features make it susceptible to superficial mycotic conditions (dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and tinea capitis), parasitic infestation (pediculosis capitis), and inflammatory conditions (psoriasis)...
- [Trichophyton violaceum infection in three black brothers]Chisako Takahashi
Department of Dermatology, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, 1 30 Fujigaoka, Aobaku, Yokohama 227 8501, Japan
Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 45:13-6. 2004Case 1 was a 3-year-old with tinea capitis, while Case 2 was a 5-year-old with kerion celsi. These conditions developed between December 1997 and January 1998 when the patients were living in Canada...
- [Trichophyton violaceum infection occurring in a nursing home]Hiroyuki Kakutani
Aioi Dermatological Clinic, Yamagata, and Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 46:279-84. 2005..violaceum. One year after case 1's first visit to our clinic, we observed an 88-year-old female (case 6) of tinea capitis by T. violaceum. It seems that the organism was preserved in surroundings and members of the nursing home...
- [A case of black dot ringworm caused by Trichophyton tonsurans in Chiba Prefecture]Yoko Takahashi
Kisarazu Dermatological Clinic, and Research Center for Pathogenic Fungi and Microbial Toxicoses, Chiba University, Japan
Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 46:273-8. 2005..She had been diagnosed as having tinea capitis by a direct microscopic examination of scales, and been treated with an antifungal cream and steroid lotion ..
- Systemic antifungal therapy for cutaneous infections in childrenAisha Sethi
Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:643-4. 2006
- Incidence of Tinea capitis in São Paulo, BrazilM S Moraes
Department of Dermatology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mycopathologia 162:91-5. 2006To determine the incidence of tinea capitis in São Paulo, Brazil, an investigation was performed in Private and Public Pediatrics Service involving 4,500 children from 0 to 15 years old during 5 years (1996-2000)...
- Isolation of Trichophyton violaceum and Trichophyton soudanense in Baltimore, MarylandShelley S Magill
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Clin Microbiol 45:461-5. 2007b>Tinea capitis is of public health importance because of its transmissibility...
- Tinea capitis among rural school children of the district of Magude, in Maputo province, MozambiqueMohsin M Sidat
Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, University Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique
Mycoses 49:480-3. 2006..The prevalence of tinea capitis in each school was 11.6% (49/422) and 6.8% (18/263) and affected predominantly male children...
- Tinea capitisMarcy S Alvarez
Department of Dermatology, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Cutis 78:189-96. 2006b>Tinea capitis (TC) is a common fungal infection of the scalp, hair follicles, and hair shafts that can affect any age group but is particularly common in schoolchildren. The prevalence of TC has risen in the past 2 decades...
- [Dermatophytosis with concurrent lesions in distant locations. Prognostic and therapeutic significance]Julián Larruskain
Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Donostia, San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa, Espana
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 23:191-3. 2005..Recurrence and a lack of treatment response are common in dermatophytosis. In patients with cutaneous and concurrent toenail lesions, often only the former are investigated, which may result in inappropriate treatment due to misdiagnosis...
- Tinea capitis by trichophyton violaceum in immuno-suppressed elderly manJ Blasco Melguizo
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 18:100-2. 2004
- Tinea capitis among primary school children in some parts of central NigeriaGrace M Ayanbimpe
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Mycoses 51:336-40. 2008b>Tinea capitis is the most common superficial mycosis in children of school age...
- Tinea capitis due to Microsporum audouinii in MaltaL Vella Zahra
Medical School, Mycology Laboratory, Pathology Department, St Luke s Hospital, Malta
Mycoses 46:433-5. 2003We describe a case of tinea capitis in a 4-year-old boy caused by Microsporum audouinii var. langeronii. This is the first recorded case of tinea capitis due to this dermatophyte in the Maltese Islands.
- Tinea capitis due to Trichophyton soudanense in Cincinnati, Ohio, in internationally adopted children from LiberiaRobin J Markey
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 20:408-10. 2003Two sisters, ages 5 and 6 years, who were adopted from Liberia, presented in Cincinnati, Ohio, with tinea capitis. Fungal cultures grew Trichophyton soudanense, a dermatophyte rarely seen in North America...
- [Two cases of tinea capitis by Microsporum ferrugineum believed infected in Myanmar]Sumiko Ishizaki
Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University Daini Hospital, 2 1 10 Nishiogu, Arakawa ku, Tokyo, 116 8567
Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 44:203-7. 2003We report two cases of tinea capitis by Microsporum (M) ferrugineum. A two year old boy (case 1) visited our hospital 3 months after his return from Myanmar...
- Rapid response of Trichophyton tonsurans-induced onychomycosis after treatment with terbinafineRaza Aly
Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, and Clinical Research Dermatology, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, San Francisco, CA, USA
Int J Dermatol 41:357-9. 2002We describe an 8-year-old Hispanic female who presented with distal subungual onychomycosis and tinea capitis. Both foci of infection yielded Trichophyton tonsurans upon culture, and were clinically and mycologically cured with ..
- Prevalence of tinea capitis in primary schools in TurkeyM Altindis
Department of Microbiology, Kocatepe University School of Medicine, Afyon, Turkey
Mycoses 46:218-21. 2003The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of tinea capitis in Middle Anatolia...
- [Resistance to azolic compounds in clinical Trichophyton spp. strains]Luis Javier Méndez-Tovar
Laboratorio de Investigación Médica en Dermatología y Micología Dr Ernesto Macotela, Hospital de Especialidades Dr Bernardo Sepúlveda, UMAE Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico D F, Mexico
Rev Iberoam Micol 24:320-2. 2007..It is important to establish the antifungal susceptibility as part of the study procedures in patients with dermatophytosis and a poor antifungal response...
- Common tinea infections in childrenMark D Andrews
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
Am Fam Physician 77:1415-20. 2008..Most tinea infections can be managed with topical therapies; oral treatment is reserved for tinea capitis, severe tinea pedis, and tinea unguium...
- Prevalence of tinea capitis as well as of asymptomatic carriers in school children in Nablus area (Palestine)M S Ali-Shtayeh
Department of Biological Sciences, An Najah University, Nablus and Private Clinic, Nablus, Palestine
Mycoses 45:188-94. 2002A study of tinea capitis was carried out during October 1998, involving 8531 school children aged 6-14 years (4718 males and 3813 females), attending 12 primary schools located in urban, rural, and refugee camp communities in the Nablus ..
- Adult tinea capitis due to Trichophyton violaceum in ChinaJin Yu
Department of Dermatology Research Center of Medical Mycology, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, 100034, PR China
Mycopathologia 157:49-52. 2004b>Tinea capitis is rare in adults. We report a case of adult tinea capitis due to Trichophyton violaceum in China...
- A molecular toolbox for hypothesis testing in the dermatophytesTheodore C White; Fiscal Year: 2010..are pathogenic fungi responsible for a variety of skin and nail infections, including athlete's foot and tinea capitis, a common fungal infection of the head in patients in socio- economically depressed areas...
- FOLLOW-UP OF PATIENTS X-IRRADIATED FOR SCALP RINGWORMRoy Shore; Fiscal Year: 1993..is to evaluate the incidence of tumors of the head and neck in a population treated for ringworm of the scalp (tinea capitis) with x-rays between 1940 and 1959, as compared with a similar group who received only topical medications for ..
- RADIATION DOSIMETRY FOR EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIESMarilyn Stovall; Fiscal Year: 1993..of scoliosis; children treated for all types of cancer and benign conditions, such as lymphoid hyperplasia and tinea capitis; men treated for peptic ulcer and cancer of the testes; and patients treated by neutron beams for all types of ..
- FUNGAL PROTEIN/GLYCOPROTEIN EXPRESSION IN TINEA CAPITISSusan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2003Worldwide, tinea capitis remains a persistent and highly infection in children with as many as 1 in 10 children at any ne time demonstrating active infection or serving as carriers of the fungus. At the applicant institution we treated 4...
- Evaluating Trichophyton tonsurans Carriage and InfectionSusan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2006DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): Tinea capitis is an overwhelmingly prevalent disease in the pediatric population being estimated to occur in approximately 1 in 20 children...
- Repair & Prevention of DNA Damage & Breast Cancer RiskRoy Shore; Fiscal Year: 2005..The polymorphisms either have not been studied previously in relation to breast cancer risk, or their contribution to risk is uncertain because of limitations in previous studies. ..