tinea barbae

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tinea bar·bae

[New Latin : Medieval Latin tinea, tinea + Latin barbae, genitive of barba, beard.]
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Noun1.tinea barbae - fungal infection of the face and neck
ringworm, roundworm, tinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
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They're often confused with tinea barbae. Tinea barbae and PFB can both cause an itchy beard, for example.
Moreover, severity of inflammatory reactions induced by dermatophytes adds to the injury caused by fungi themselves.1,3 There are some common clinical manifestations of dermatophytic infections, including tinea corporis, tinea imbricata, tinea cruris, tinea barbae, and tinea manuum, which are believed to affect about 25% of population in the world.2
Clinical Types Number % 1 Tinea corporis 46 40.0 2 Mixed pattern 35 30.4 3 Tinea cruris 18 15.8 4 Tinea manuum 7 6.1 5 Tinea faciei 5 4.3 6 Tinea barbae 2 1.7 7 Tinea pedis 2 1.7 Total 115 100 Table 2.