ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
1F28 — Dermatophytosis
1F28.0 — Dermatophytosis of scalp

ICD-11 1F28.0 — Dermatophytosis of scalp

Dermatophytosis (tinea) affecting scalp and scalp hair. Clinical features range from limited patchy alopecia and scaling to widespread inflammation and suppuration with occipital lymphadenopathy. The scalp is a typical site for a kerion (q.v.), often due to a zoophilic dermatophyte acquired from an infected animal.

It includes 2 items.

  • Tinea capitis
  • Scalp ringworm

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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