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Related to tinea unguium: scabies, Trichophyton rubrum

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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Trichophyton mentagrophytes is the second most common isolate (17%) in our study and is seen in Tinea unguium followed by Tinea corporis.
The oldest patient was 78 years of age with tinea unguium involving the toes.
* A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Onychomycosis (Tinea Unguium).
Our data can be useful to eradicate these infections and provide further measures regarding the personal hygiene and education about prophylaxis in order to reduce the risk factors of tinea pedis and tinea unguium.
The superficial fungal infections include those caused by dermatophytes (such as tinea capitis, tinea faciei, tinea corporis, tinea unguium, tinea manuum, and tinea pedis) and nondermatophytes such as pityriasis versicolor, cutaneous candidiasis, tinea nigra, black piedra, and white piedra [2].
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Un estudio (29) compara terbinafina 250 mg dia por 3 y 4 meses con itraconazol 400 mg dia por semana X 3 y X 4 en tinea unguium de los pies.
tinea corporis (the trunk, shoulders or limbs), tinea cruris (the warm moist areas of the groin, perianal and perineal areas), tinea faciei (the non-hairy areas of the face), tinea pedis (the feet), tinea unguium (the nails) and tinea capitis (the scalp).
* Tinea unguium (or onychomycosis), dermatophytosis of the nails, causes the fingernails and, more often, the toenails to appear yellow, thick, and crumbly.