Who must be evaluated for tinea capitis (scalp ringworm)?

Updated: Feb 21, 2020
  • Author: Marc Zachary Handler, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Classrooms with young children (ie, kindergarten through second grade) must be evaluated for tinea capitis infection, since these children are most susceptible and have a greater risk of disease transmission.


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