Ringworm Alopecia

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Trichotillomania, tonsuring ringworm HAIR AND SCALP DISORDERS 613 the same of the suction of the thumb. The child, especially before sleeping in a twilight state,

Cosmetic traumatic alopecia The dictates of religion, of custom and of fashion have imposed an immense variety of physical stresses on human hair.

Histopathology reveals follicular dysplasia of affected skin with lipid deposition and swelling of hair bulb matrix cells. • Ringworm • Alopecia X • Cyclical flank alopecia DIAGNOSTIC TESTS Clinical history, physical examination,

Tinea capitis or ‘scalp ringworm’ as it is more commonly known, is the name used to describe an infection of the scalp hair with a type of fungus. such as alopecia, dandruff, eczema or psoriasis of the scalp. Infected areas often show hair loss and sometimes small black dots, due to

RINGWORM (DERMATOPHYTOSIS) What is ringworm? Ringworm is a fungal infection of the superficial layers of the skin, hairs and nails. areas of alopecia (hair loss) which occurs due to the increased fragility of infected hairs.

Hair Loss (Alopecia) in Dogs. Basics. OVERVIEW “Alopecia” is the medical term for hair loss. Ringworm (known as “dermatophytosis”)—”ringworm” is a fungal infection on the surface of the skin characterized by partial to complete hair loss

National Cancer Institute U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects Hair Loss (Alopecia)

Feline Psychogenic Alopecia DEFINITION Feline psychogenic alopecia is a condition of excessive grooming resulting in patchy to diffuse areas of hair loss.

Ringworm and alopecia areata: pathology, diagnosis and treatment. London 1881 – ^epilation should be freely and frequently practiced with a broad flat pair of forceps _. 1897 – apart from epilation – ^the treatment of extensive ringworm is still

Causes of Pruitus and Alopecia in Cattle Page 1 of 4 file://D:\Misc\99062.htm 6/8/01 More Information alopecia. This is simply absence of hair. The two main categories of hair loss include 1) an inability to produce hair, and 2) the loss of Ringworm, caused by different species of

Ringworm is a superficial fungal infection affecting the skin and nails. dermatitis, psoriasis, alopecia areata, bacterial flocculates. treatment Tinea corporis

RINGWORM IN DOGS What is ringworm and what causes it? Ringworm is the common name given to a fungal infection of the superficial layers of the skin, hairs and

RINGWORM IN CATS (DERMATOPHYTOSIS) What is ringworm? plaques with hair loss (alopecia) that occurs due to the increased fragility of infected hairs. The main sites for these lesions are the skin of the head, chest,

Hair Loss (Alopecia) in Cats Basics OVERVIEW •―Alopecia‖ is the medical term for hair loss •Ringworm (dermatophytosis)—griseofulvin, itraconazole, terbinafine Follow-Up Care PATIENT MONITORING •Determined by specific diagnosis

Alopecia areata, tinea capitis, syphilis, androgenic alopecia, telogen effl uvium. Commonly called “ ringworm, ” tinea capitis is characterized by round, gray, scaling patches of alopecia on the scalp. This is a contagious infec-

Ringworm Infection in Dogs and Cats (24-Jun-2003) R. A. Cervantes Olivares Departamento de Microbiología e Inmunología, Laboratorio de Micología, alopecia is present in the infected lesions, but this sign may be absent, especially in cats.

RINGWORM (DERMATOPHYTOSIS) What is ringworm? Ringworm is a fungal infection of the superficial layers of the skin, hairs and nails. areas of alopecia (hair loss) which occurs due to the increased fragility of infected hairs.

Are usually associated with patchy alopecia (Table 1). However, the infection is so widespread, and the clinical Laboratory diagnosis of scalp ringworm If tinea capitis is suspected, specimens should be taken to confirm the diagnosis as systemic therapy will be required.

Patchy non-scarring alopecia can be due to ringworm, trichotilloma-nia, traction alopecia, and syphilis. Hair loss causes that are not based on genetics are discussed in this chapter, including the following: • Autoimmune disorders • Diseases

Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Microsporum gypseum Ringworm, fungal infection AffectedAnimals: Dogs, cats, humans, horses, cows, and other mammals. Clinical signs include circular or patchy alopecia; scales; follicular papules and pustules; erythema; hyperpigmentation; and pruritus.