• Vol. 47 No. 4
  • 15 April 2018

A Review of Tinea Capitis in a Cohort of Asian Children

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Tinea capitis most commonly affects children but rarely, adults. Trichophyton and Microsporum species are the commonest dermatophyte species implicated. Noninflammatory variants of tinea capitis are more common than inflammatory variants, such as kerion and favus.

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