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tinea capitis

tinea capitis in Medicine

tinea capitis tinea cap·i·tis (kāp'ĭ-tĭs)
n.
A fungal infection of the scalp, characterized by patches of apparent baldness, scaling, black dots, and occasionally erythema and pyoderma.

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