Break the Vicious Circle of Ringworm Transmission

Break the Vicious Circle of Ringworm Transmission

The diagnosis of tinea corporis is usually clinical and should pose no problem to the doctor provided the lesion is typical. However, many clinical variants of tinea corporis exist, rendering the diagnosis difficult especially with prior use of medications, such as calcineurin inhibitors or corticosteroids. As such, doctors must be familiar with this condition so that an accurate diagnosis can be made and appropriate treatment initiated.

Modern Medicine – Issue 3 2022