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Vol. 20 - Num. 78

Clinical Reviews

Schoolboy with alopecic plaque secondary to inflammatory ringworm

Laura Trujillo Caballeroa, Manuel Vargas Péreza, Rafael Martínez de la Ossa Sáenz-Lópezb

aServicio de Pediatría. Hospital de Poniente. El Ejido. Almería. España.
bPediatra. CS El Parador. Roquetas de Mar. Almería. España.

Correspondence: L Trujillo. E-mail: lauramix25@gmail.com

Reference of this article: Trujillo Caballero L, Vargas Pérez M, Martínez de la Ossa Sáenz-López R. Schoolboy with alopecic plaque secondary to inflammatory ringworm. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2018;20:177-8.

Published in Internet: 27-06-2018

Abstract

Inflammatory ringworm is a relatively frequent pathology in pediatric population. It is necessary to make the differential diagnosis with other skin diseases like bacterial infection. In our country, the empirical anti-infectious recommended agent, griseofulvin, has supply problems, although there are alternatives that could be interesting.

Keywords

Alopecia Griseofulvin Tinea

 

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