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  1. Egyptian Doctor

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    Cicatricial alopecia caused by Tinea capitis
     

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    Tinea Capitis : a fungal Infection, also known as the Ringworm of the Scalp.
    It’s a mold-like fungi from family :Dermatophytes
    A number of other conditions apply eg. Tinea Corporis, Tinea Pedis Tinea Cruris etc.
    Source includes Scalp Injuries, Articles such as used combs, hats; and Prolonged exposure to wet dampened conditons (sweating or so)
    Round Scaly Areas of skin appear, inflamed, followed by pus-filled sores called Kerions.
    Diagnosis: A typical fungal infection test Wood Lamp's/ rarely a skin biospsy.
    RX: Griseofulvin, Itraconazole.
     

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    alopecia due to fungal infection i.e tinea capitis.
     

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