athlete's foot

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Related to tinea pedis: tinea capitis, Tinea manuum

athlete's foot:

see ringwormringworm
or tinea
, superficial eruption of the skin caused by a fungus, chiefly Microsporum, Trichophyton, or Epidermophyton. Any area of the skin may be affected, including the scalp and nails, but the most common site is the feet.
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athlete's foot

[′ath‚lēts ′fu̇t]
(medicine)
Dermatophytosis of the feet, usually affecting the skin between the toes.

athlete's foot

a fungal infection of the skin of the foot, esp between the toes and on the soles
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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.
Long lasting tinea pedis may also involve the nails by forming thick, yellowish brown, and rough nail surface, and subungual debris.
Con relacion a la distribucion de las dermatofitosis segun localizacion y agente causal, se observo que la Tinea unguium (66,8%) fue la mas frecuente, seguida de Tinea pedis (16,4%), Tinea capitis (8,1%) y Tinea corporis (5,2%); el 3,6% restante de las localizaciones de las tinas se distribuyo entre Tinea cruris (1,5%), Tinea manuum (1,1%) y Tinea faciei (1%) (Tabla I).
2013 Dec; 148[6]: 603-8), as well as that of others, indicates tinea pedis and onychomycosis in diabetic patients often goes undiagnosed, ignored, or inadequately treated.
Keep in mind that tinea pedis and onychomycosis are related.
On clinical examination tinea pedis was suspected in 34 (9.
In parallel, the therapeutic effect of bakuchiol on a guinea pig model of tinea pedis was evaluated.
There were 41 (0,5%) suspicious lesions in feet and 31 (0,3%) in scalp and 22 (0,2%) students were diagnosed as tinea pedis and 9 (0,1%) as tinea capitis by fungal culture.
Athlete's foot or tinea pedis is common in athletes because it grows in dark, moist and warm environments.
Dr Santosh Daflapurkar, Aster Medical Centre, Tecom and Discovery Gardens, said, "Athletes Foot, medically known as Tinea Pedis, is a fungal infection in the feet's skin.