How to use Tinea in a sentence
This means that the fungus rapidly spreads and changes its appearance, known as tinea incognito.
Sporanox Pulse is indicated for the treatment of tinea pedis or tinea manuum and onychomycosis caused by dermatophytes or yeasts.
Ringworm of the scalp (Tinea capitis) is mainly seen in children but can affect adults who have neglected their personal hygiene.
The scientific term for ringworm of the groin is tinea cruris.
Good general hygiene is vital in order to prevent tinea cruris.Advertisement
For tinea pedis, Daktarin Gold cream should be applied to the affected areas twice daily.
On the scalp, it is also possible to have " tinea capitis ".
Ringworm of the skin (tinea corporis) - commonly caused by T rubrum, M canis, T tonsurans, or T verrucosum.
Tinea capitis (ringworm) affects an estimated 10 percent to 20 percent of susceptible children, and although the demographics are sketchy, telogen effluvium is the most common type of alopecia in both children and adults.
A fungal infection called tinea capitis, which is similar to athlete's foot, is a common cause of hair loss, particularly among toddlers and early school-aged children.Advertisement
Tinea capitis, which affects the hair root, is a highly contagious condition and is often transmitted when a child uses the comb, brush, hat, or bed linen of an infected child.
Tinea capitis seldom occurs after puberty.
For fungal infections such as tinea capitis, treatment usually requires a systemic approach with an oral anti-fungal prescription medication such as griseofulvin (Fulvicin).
Early treatment and the proper antifungal medications can cure tinea capitis, although patience is required because the condition may take several months to resolve.
Highly contagious fungal infections such as tinea capitis, for example, may be prevented by keeping hair clean and by teaching children not to share hats, combs, or hair brushes.Advertisement
Body ringworm (tinea corporis) can affect any part of the body except the scalp, feet, and facial area where a man's beard grows.
Scalp ringworm (tinea capitis) is most common in children.
Ringworm of the groin (tinea cruris or jock itch) produces raised red sores with well-marked edges.
Ringworm of the nails (tinea unguium) generally starts at the tip of one or more toenails, which gradually thicken and discolor.
A dermatologist may also study the scalp of a person with suspected tinea capitis under ultraviolet light.Advertisement
Dermatophyte-A type of fungus that causes diseases of the skin, including tinea or ringworm.
Onychomycosis, also known as Tinea Unguium or Ringworm of the nail is a nail fungus that contributes to nearly 50 percent of all diagnosed nail disorders or disease.