Goals and objectives for module
The purpose of this module is to help medical students develop a clinical approach to the evaluation and initial management of pediatric patients presenting with cutaneous fungal infections.
After completing this module, the learner should be able to:
- Identify and describe the morphologies of pediatric superficial fungal infections.
- Describe how to perform a KOH examination and interpret the results.
- Recommend an initial treatment plan for a child with tinea capitis or diaper candidiasis.
- Determine when to refer a pediatric patient with a cutaneous fungal infection to a dermatologist.
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