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tinea

[‚tin·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Group of skin diseases caused by various fungi, for example, tinea pedis (athlete's foot) and tinea capitis (ringworm infection of the scalp).
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The market is assessed across the key regions of North America, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), Japan, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe and the Middle East and Africa and future projections of the global tinea pedis treatment market have been slated for a period of ten years.
If it was not possible due to hair fragility as in black dot in Tinea capitis, a sterile scalpel was used to scrape scales surrounding the hair root and excavate the remaining portions of the hair root.
2] In India, the most commonly occurring clinical type of dermatophytoses include tinea corporis (36-59%) and tinea cruris (12-27%).
Finally, a post hoc analysis of two efinaconazole studies demonstrated that treatment of concomitant tinea pedis significantly increased complete cure rates for onychomycosis.
Although tinea infections are minimally symptomatic in non-diabetic patients, they may form entry points and fistulas which lead to serious bacterial infections in diabetic patients.
Pathogenic molds are not unusually seen as an etiological agent in onychomycosis for example, and although less common, they are capable to cause Tinea corporis.
According to the results, out of 2290 patients suspected to Tinea Faciei (Face Fungus), almost 780 (%34) patients suffered from Tinea Faciei among which %56 were male and %44 were female patients, nonetheless, %92 and %0.
Respecto a la localizacion anatomica de las dermatofitosis, se encontro que la Tinea unguium fue la presentacion clinica mas frecuente, seguida por la Tinea pedis y la Tinea capitis, resultados diferentes a los de los GTMV (Tinea corporis, Tinea pedis y Tinea cruris en orden de frecuencia) y otros trabajos internacionales (3,4,7,18,19,23).
The authors, however, found th at there is no evidence to guide treatment of tinea pedis in the diabetic population (J Foot Ankle Res.
Key words: Tinea imbricata, tinea pseudoimbricata, Trichophyton mentagrophytes.
Keep in mind that tinea pedis and onychomycosis are related.