Article Text

Scalp conditions

Statistics from

Answers to the following questions can be found on page 54.

Select one best answer from the following:

  1. Seborrhoeic dermatitis

  2. Scalp psoriasis

  3. Kerion celsi

  4. Trichotillomania

  5. Alopecia areata

  6. Tinea capitis

Question 1

Case 1: A 5-year-old boy presented with a 30-day history of an asymptomatic area of brittle, lustreless hair, which broke easily after emergence from the scalp. He had no significant past medical history. His family had acquired a domestic cat 2 months previously, which was healthy and had normal …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.