Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Facial Tinea Transmission

Facts about the transmission of tinea faciei:

  • Tinea faciei is spread through direct contact with infected skin or by contact with contaminated items, such as towels, facecloths or razors.

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Last Updated: Aug 12, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Facial Tinea References
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