Pronounced: tin-EE-ah CAP-i-tisEn Español (Spanish Version)
Tinea capitis is an infection of the scalp. It is caused by a type of fungus called a dermatophyte. It occurs most often in children. It is very rare in adults.
Ringworm of the Scalp
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Last reviewedDecember 2013by David L Horn, MD, FACP
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