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TINEA CAPITIS (PEDIATRIC)
Tinea capitis lesions are a type of contagious dermatophytosis that are found on the scalp, hair follicles and/or surrounding skin.
It is most common in the crowded areas as infection originates from contact with a pet or an infected person and asymptomatic carriage persists indefinitely.
It primarily affects children 3-7 year of age.
The causative agents are the genus Trichophyton and Microsporum.
Cardinal clinical feature is the combination of inflammation with hair breakage and loss.

Tinea Capitis (Pediatric) Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Relief of external thrush symptoms.

Indication: Dermatophytes or yeasts, mycoses & other fungi eg, Tinea capitis, corporis, manuum, barbae, cruris, pedis....

Indication: Topical treatment of dermatophyte skin infections eg, tinea corporis, cruris, manus & pedis due to Trichop...

Indication: Cap: Vulvovag & oral candidosis; dermatomycosis, plantar tinea pedis & palmar tinea manus, pityriasis ...

Indication: Tinea pedis, cruris, corporis & versicolor; cutaneous candidiasis.

Indication: Acute or recurrent genital & vag candidiasis, candidal balanitis, dermatomycosis including tinea pedis, ti...

Indication: Cryptococcosis ie, cryptococcal meningitis & infections of other sites (eg, pulmonary, cutaneous). Mainten...

Indication: Management of superficial candidiasis & fungal skin infections eg, mucocutaneous candidiasis, dermatophyto...

Indication: Cryptococcosis. Systemic, mucosal & vag candidiasis. Prevention of fungal infection in patients w/ maligna...

Indication: Topical treatment of tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, tinea versicolor, erythrasma candidiasis due t...

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