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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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It is also the species isolated in tinea imbricata and chronic tinea corporis.
Tinea corporis due to Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton tonsurans mimicking tinea imbricata. Ind J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2013; 79(4):554.
Tinea imbricata is an anthropophilic dermatophytosis caused exclusively by Trichophyton concentricum that is primarily seen in individuals of pure race residing in primitive isolated conditions and often is associated with poor hygiene.1 The exact mode of inheritance is unknown.