athlete's foot

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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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Concheiro and colleagues did a retrospective study of 122 cases of cellulitis and found tinea pedis in 33% of the cases.
Efficacy signals were assessed at day 42 for tinea pedis and week 52 for onychomycosis.
Podiatrists analyzed the combined efinaconazole outcome data based on whether participants had no coexisting tinea pedis, baseline tinea pedis treated concomitantly with an investigator-approved topical antifungal, or tinea pedis left untreated.
Precipitating factors for cellulitis Characteristics n (%) N: 205 Tinea pedis 62 (30.2) Trauma 30 (14.6) Peripheric vascular disease 26 (12.7) Dermatologic disorders 17 (8.3) IV/IM injection history 12 (5.8) Morbid obesity 2 (1) Insect bite 2 (1) Thorn prick 1 (0.5) Zona disease 1 (0.5) Burn 1 (0.5) Unknown 51 (24.9) IV: Intravenous, IM: Intramuscular Table 3.
Sharif, "Epidemiologic study of onychomycosis and tinea pedis in kashan, Iran," Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology, vol.
Badri, "Comment on "prevalence, etiology, and risk factors of tinea pedis and tinea unguium in Tunisia"," Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol.
rubrum se ha aislado como agente mayoritario en tinea unguium y en el 50 % de los casos de tinea pedis; E.
(1) With a high risk of fungal infections development on the feet --most commonly fungal nail infections and tinea pedis. (4) Excessive sweat combined with wearing socks and shoes creates an ideal surrounding for fungi to grow.
Los cuadros clinicos que producen se corresponden con el area anatomica afectada: Tinea capitis (cabeza), Tinea barbae (barba), Tinea corporis (cuerpo), Tinea cruris (ingle), Tinea manuum (manos), Tinea pedis (pies) y Tinea unguium (unas).
In patients with diabetes, tinea pedis and onychomycosis triple the likelihood of secondary bacterial infections including gram-negative intertrigo, cellulitis, and osteomyelitis.
Su frecuencia esta relacionada con factores predisponentes, distintas patologias de base, clase social, ocupacion, edad y clima (3); y su prevalencia aumenta con la edad, el sexo masculino, la presencia de tinea pedis, estados de inmunodeficiencia, alteraciones circulatorias y la Diabetes Mellitus (DM) (4,5).