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Diagnosis and management of scalp ringworm

Author(s)LC Fuller; FJ Child; G Midgley and EM Higgins.
AbstractScalp ringworm is reaching epidemic proportions in parts of Britain's cities. Prompt diagnosis is needed to stop it spreading from child to child, but the varied presentation makes it easy to miss.

This paper discusses the current epidemic, illustrates the clinical presentations of the disease, and describes the methods for diagnosis and management.
Date of publishing03/08/2003
Date of last review by us07/13/2004
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