Tinea Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis

With the exceptions of tinea capitis and tinea unguium, which typically require systemic antifungal treatment, most tinea infections are diagnosed and treated in a similar fashion, and carry a similar prognosis. Tinea diagnosis The dictum “if it scales scrape it” is the guiding principle in diagnosing fungal infection. A simple KOH preparation revealing hyphae is… Read More