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[Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, a gnawing worm.]

tin′e·al adj.
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(Pathology) any fungal skin disease, esp ringworm
[C17: from Latin: worm]
ˈtineal adj
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(ˈtɪn i ə)

any of several fungal infections of the skin, esp. ringworm.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin; Latin: larva of an insect that devours books, clothes, etc.]
tin′e•al, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patchestinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
dhobi itch - fungal infection attacking moist parts of the body
kerion - ringworm infection of the hair follicles of the scalp and beard that usually results in a swelling that is covered with pustules and oozes fluid
athlete's foot, tinea pedis - fungal infection of the feet
barber's itch, tinea barbae - fungal infection of the face and neck
tinea capitis - fungal infection of the scalp characterized by bald patches
tinea corporis - fungal infection of nonhairy parts of the skin
eczema marginatum, jock itch, tinea cruris - fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)
tinea unguium - fungal infection of the nails (especially toenails)
fungal infection, mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
2.Tinea - type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Tineidae, Tineidae - clothes moths
casemaking clothes moth, Tinea pellionella - the larvae live in tubes of its food material fastened with silk that it spins
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n tiña, tinea, infección f de la piel por hongos; — capitis tinea capitis (form), tiña del cuero cabelludo or de la cabeza; — corporis tinea corporis (form), tiña corporal or del cuerpo; — cruris tinea cruris (form), tiña inguinal; — pedis tinea pedis (form), pie m de atleta; — versicolor pitiriasis f versicolor
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The differential diagnosis of nummular dermatitis includes tinea corporis (ringworm), atopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, impetigo, and psoriasis.
PMH must be distinguished from some of its clinical mimickers, including vitiligo, hypopigmented mycosis fungoides, tinea versicolor, and pityriasis alba.
Laviniu Tinea, an 11-year-old boy from Dagenham does not even have an Oyster card with him and is not thought to have a phone or any money with him.
The correct answer here is treatment of concurrent tinea pedis infection.
'Tinea barbae is a fungal infection of hair-bearing areas and can look very similar to PFB on visual examination,' he says.
RINGWORM is a fungal infection caused by a fungus called tinea. It's contagious and can be transmitted through touch or using personal belongings of an infected person.
The most frequent disease was acne (42%), followed by infestations like tinea (28%), scabies (22%), eczemas (18%) infections like bacterial (11%) and viral (9%), hirsutism (4%) and autoimmune disorders (2%), psoriasis etc.
Blueberry Therapeutics Limited, a drug discovery and development company involved in the development of innovative new therapies for the treatment of common and difficult to treat dermatological disorders, announced yesterday that its BB2603 has successfully met its primary endpoint from the recently completed Phase I/II trial of 46 patients with both onychomycosis (fungal nail infection) and concomitant tinea pedis.
Drug discovery company Blueberry Therapeutics Limited disclosed on Wednesday that the Phase I/II trial of BB2603 in 46 patients with both onychomycosis (fungal nail infection) and concomitant tinea pedis (athletes foot) has successfully met both its primary and secondary primary endpoints.
The diseases which we came across and included in our study are Vitiligo, Pityriasis versicolor, Pityriasis alba, Nevus anemicus, Nevus depigmentosus, Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, Atopic dermatitis, Tinea incognito and Seborrhoeic dermatitis.
(1) In this case, the patient's dermatitis was the result of a dermatophyte infection (tinea capitis), but an id reaction can also occur in response to noninfectious dermatitides and may be of an atopic, contact, or seborrheic nature.