Black Dot Ringworm

A non-inflammatory endothrix form of tinea capitis of the hair shaft, with minimal folliculitis; ‘black dot’ refers to the patchy baldness with hair breaking at the surface of the scalp, resulting in black—‘polka’—dots
Fungal agents Trichophyton tonsurans, T violaceum, and African dermatophytic fungus, T yaoundei
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