Clinical Types Number % 1 Tinea corporis 46 40.0 2 Mixed pattern 35 30.4 3 Tinea cruris
18 15.8 4 Tinea manuum 7 6.1 5 Tinea faciei 5 4.3 6 Tinea barbae 2 1.7 7 Tinea pedis 2 1.7 Total 115 100 Table 2.
Several topical preparations are approved for the treatment of tinea cruris
. Selection should be based on patient compliance (duration of treatment), overall cost, and tolerability.
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).
In the tinea cruris
study of 256 patients, significant differences between the luliconazole and placebo groups were observed starting 1 week after the condusion of a 7-day daily treatment period, and by 3 weeks' follow-up; 78% of the 165 luliconazole patients demonstrated mycologic cure, vs.
One of the two randomized, doubleblind studies involved 334 patients with tinea cruris
at 19 centers who were randomized to 2 weeks of once-daily naftifme 2% cream (NAFT-500) or placebo.
However, one article discussed alternative treatments for fungal skin infections, such as tinea corporis and tinea cruris
, using a 1:1:1 mixture of honey, olive oil, and beeswax.
* Tinea cruris
(or jock itch), dermatophytosis of the groin, tends to produce reddish-brown lesions that extend from the folds of the groin down onto one or both thighs.
In a recent open pilot study olive oil mixed with honey and beeswax showed to be effective, after topical application, in the treatment of skin fungal infections; clinical response was obtained in 86% of patients with Pityriasis versicolor, 78% of patients with Tinea cruris
and in 75% of patients with Tinea corporis (Al-Waili, 2004).
floccosum puede tambien causar tinea cruris
, tinea corporis, o tinea unguium.
Jock rot - or tinea cruris
as doctors prefer to call it - is a fungal infection of the skin folds of the groin.
Moreover, severity of inflammatory reactions induced by dermatophytes adds to the injury caused by fungi themselves.1,3 There are some common clinical manifestations of dermatophytic infections, including tinea corporis, tinea imbricata, tinea cruris
, tinea barbae, and tinea manuum, which are believed to affect about 25% of population in the world.2