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Synonyms for dermatophytosis

fungal infection of the skin (especially of moist parts covered by clothing)

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Dermatophytes are a group of morphologically and physiologically related molds some of which cause well-defined infections: dermatophytoses (tineas or ringworm).
Materials and Methods: Several clinical samples of 270 patients with suspected dermatophytoses (hair+scalp, skin and nail scrapings) were examined by conventional methods; Sabouraud dextrose agar, corn meal agar and potato dextrose agar were used for isolation.
Here in this article, dermatophytoses, piedra, Malassezia infections, Candida infections, and major characteristics of deep cutaneous fungal infections in immune compromised children and their relevant treatments are discussed.
Fernandes NC, Akiti T, Barreiros MGC: Dermatophytose in children: study of 137 cases.