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Image Number 2623 (Tinea capitis)

Hair loss localised

Diagnosis: Tinea capitis

Site: Scalp

Sex: F

Age: 5


Description: Localized non-scarring alopecia.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A 5-year-old girl presented with a localized,non-cicatricial, rounded patch of hair loss with scaliness of the involved scalp area of three months duration. Excellent response to griseofulvin was obtained.

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