Tinea Faciei had the highest risk of incidence in winter (%34) and autumn (%32) while spring (%21) and summer (%14) got the other levels of occurrence.
In a study in Hamedan, it was concluded that Tinea Faciei (Face Fungus/Tinea) had got the fifth place after the other frequent cases such as Tinea Cruris (Groin), Tinea Corporis (Body), Tinea Unguium (Nails) and Tinea Pedis (Feet) (Aghamirian et al, 2007).
Seborrheic dermatitis-like tinea faciei. Pediatr Dermatol.
Tinea faciei incognito due to Trichophyton rubrum as a result of autoinoculation from onychomycosis.
Tinea unguium, tinea corporis, and tinea faciei had a prevalence of 0.8%, 0.6%, and 0.5%, respectively.
Tinea capitis was also found in association with tinea faciei, tinea unguium, and pityriasis versicolor in some pupils.
Balai et al.3 also recorded tinea capitis in majority (47, 70.15%) of the cases followed by tinea faciei
(7, 10.45%) and tinea corporis (7, 10.45%).
In our study, tinea faciei was seen in 0.76% patients.
The commonest clinical type observed was tinea corporis in 52 patients (40%) and the least common was tinea faciei. All tinea capitis cases were male children.
Tinea imbricata, tinea faciei
, tinea incognito and Majocchi's granuloma are some of the variations in tinea corporis.
Other sites like Tinea unguium 4 (4.7%), Tinea faciei
3 (3.4%) and Tinea barbae 1 (1.1%) together accounted for less than 10% of total specimens.