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 (dûr-măt′ə-fīt′, dûr′mə-tə-)
Any of various parasitic fungi that cause infections of the skin, hair, or nails.

der·mat′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.


(Pathology) any parasitic fungus that affects the skin
dermatophytic adj


(dərˈmæt əˌfaɪt, ˈdɜr mə tə-)

any fungus parasitic on the skin and causing a skin disease, as ringworm.
der•mat`o•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.
der•mat`o•phy•to′sis, n.


n. dermatófito, hongo parásito que ataca la piel.


n dermatofito
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About Onychomycosis Onychomycosis (also known as dermatophytic onychomycosis or tinea unguium) is a fungal infection of the nail.
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In most patients, it is likely that a clinical suspicion of dermatophytic onychomycosis can be derived based on the patient's personal and family history and on careful inspection of both fingernails and toenails.
Boudghene-Stambouli O, Merad-Boudia A: Dermatophytic disease: exuberant hyperkeratosis with cutaneous horns.
Used in herbal preparations of Nigeria against skin diseases (Ajose, 2007); broad spectrum anti-microbial activity reported for methanol extracts of leaves, flowers, stem and root barks of the plant (Khan, et al, 2001) and ethanol extract of leaves, including high activity against various species of dermatophytic fungi, (Ibrahim, 1995); anti-fungal activity reported for leaf extract (Palanichamy, 1990).
The SRRC researchers have also recently collaborated with physician Thomas Walsh and others at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in Bethesda, Maryland, to study CAY-1 activity against Microsporum canis and Trichophyton rubrum, which are dermatophytic, or skin, fungal pathogens that infect immunocompromised individuals.
In vesicular dermatophytic disease, the tops of the vesicles can be removed with sterile scissors and sent for analysis.
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