Infectious Hair & Scalp Conditions in Children
Pediculosis Capitis – Commonly called Lice
This is probably the most common hair related condition in children. It is seen more in girls due to long hair. This condition presents as itchy scalp studded with nits (eggs) and lice.
Treatment includes oral and topical anti-parasitic agents.
Seen as itchy ring like patches on the scalp associated with loss of hair in that area. It can also present as boggy swelling on the scalp. It is also associated with hair loss.
Treatment includes oral and topical antifungals
It presents on the scalp as small painful red bumps.
Treatment includes oral and topical antibiotics.
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