tinea cruris

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tinea cru·ris


[New Latin : Medieval Latin tinea, tinea + Latin crūris, genitive of crūs, leg.]

jock′ itch`

a ringworm of the groin area.
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Noun1.tinea cruris - fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)
ringworm, roundworm, tinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
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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).
2] In India, the most commonly occurring clinical type of dermatophytoses include tinea corporis (36-59%) and tinea cruris (12-27%).
Also, in 1984, Lotrisone was approved by the FDA for treating tinea corporis, tinea pedis, and tinea cruris in patients older than 12 years.
Tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea nigra, and piedra.
A randomized, multicenter, double-blind, vehicle-controlled study evaluating the efficacy and safety of luliconazole cream 1% once daily for 7 days in patients aged [greater than or equal to] 12 years with tinea cruris.
Tinea pedis was the most common variant seen among these patients followed by tinea cruris.
In a study in Hamedan, it was concluded that Tinea Faciei (Face Fungus/Tinea) had got the fifth place after the other frequent cases such as Tinea Cruris (Groin), Tinea Corporis (Body), Tinea Unguium (Nails) and Tinea Pedis (Feet) (Aghamirian et al, 2007).
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).
6%) individuals were having tinea pedis as it was the most frequent superficial fungal infection among Algerian Military personnel's beside onychomycosis, tinea capitis, pityriasis versicolor and tinea cruris.
Luliconazole (Luzu), an azole anti-fungal, is a cream used for the treatment of tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis.