Holistic Management of Ring Worm Gray Patch Type Tinea Capitis on Adult, 41 Years through The Family Medicine


  • Lantani Nafisah Heviana Faculty of medicine, Lampung university
  • Reni Zuraida universitas lampung




Holistik, Kedokteran keluarga, Tinea capitis


Dermatophytosis is a disease cause by the colonization of dermatophyte fungi that attack  keratin-containing tissues such as the stratum corneum of the skin, hair and nails in humans. The prevalence of dermatophytosis in Asia reaches 35,6%.  In Indonesia, dermatophytosis is 52% of all dermatomycoses, which is most are tinea cruris and tinea corporis.  The study was Case Report study.  Primary data is obtained through history taking  and physical examination by making home visit, filling out family folders, and filling in patient files.  Assesment is carried based on the initial holistic diagnosis, process, and end of the visit quantitatively and qualitatively.  Lack of patient knowledge about the disease and poor personal hygiene of patient are the main internal risk factors causing patient to have gray patch type of Tinea capitis.  The intervention that was given is education and counseling  of the patient and patient family about matters that must be modified and the prevention about the disease.  The intervention divided into patient center, family focus and community oriented.  After holistic intervention with educational and counseling methods, there are decrease in clinical symptoms and behavioral changes was obtained by maintaining personal hygiene and the environment


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How to Cite

Lantani Nafisah Heviana, & Reni Zuraida. (2021). Holistic Management of Ring Worm Gray Patch Type Tinea Capitis on Adult, 41 Years through The Family Medicine . Medical Profession Journal of Lampung, 11(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.53089/medula.v11i1.131




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