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Management of scalp ringworm
  • Relevant BNF sections: 5.2, 13.9, 13.10.2


Scalp ringworm (tinea capitis) is a fungal infection of the skin and hair of the scalp. The infection primarily affects children and is becoming more common in the UK particularly in urban areas.1 In this article we consider its diagnosis and management.

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  • Relevant BNF sections: 5.2, 13.9, 13.10.2

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