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Common Fungal Diseases of Skin

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An eleven year old boy is having tinea-capitis on his scalp, The most appropriate line of treatment is (LQ)



A Oral griseofulvin therapy

B Topical griseofulvin therapy

C Shaving of the scalp

D Selenium sulphide shampoo

Ans. A
[Oral griseofulvin]

1). Griseofulvin is the drug of choice for T.capitis

2). Tinea capitis and T. pedis need to be treated for almost two months

3). T. corporis - as short as 2 weeks treatments

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