The main trichoscopic findings were: morse hair, zigzag hair, broken hair, perifollicular scaling, and diffuse scaling. Subsequent mycological cultures confirmed Microsporum sp. growth. The primary therapy was oral griseofulvin and ketoconazole 2% shampoo for a minimum of six weeks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)735-739
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2021


  • Microsporum
  • Tinea capitis
  • Trichoscopy


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