tinea corporis

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tinea cor·po·ris

A fungal infection involving areas of the skin not covered by hair, characterized by a pink to red rash and often considerable itching, and usually caused by species of Trichophyton or Microsporum; ringworm of the body.

[New Latin : Medieval Latin tinea, tinea + Latin corporis, genitive of corpus, body.]
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Noun1.tinea corporis - fungal infection of nonhairy parts of the skin
ringworm, roundworm - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
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no AD dataset dataset Contact dermatitis 8.35% 5.6 0.71% 3.41 Psoriasis 0.96% 2.78 - - Alopecia areata 0.71% 3.3 - - Vitiligo 0.43% 2.61 - - Hand eczema - - 2.31% 3.06 Tinea corporis - - 0.75% 1.78 Folliculitis - - 12.28% 1.66 Port wine stain - - 6.39% 1.32 Urticaria 3.49% 4.08 - - Impetigo 1.15% 5.04 - - Viral warts 4.79% 2.38 - - Notes: All odds ratios are statistically significant.
Objective: To compare the free amino acid concentrations of the blood in subjects suspected to tinea corporis with healthy individual.
The most common clinical presentation was tinea corporis 46 (40%) followed by mixed infections 35 (30.4%).
Three most common conditions observed were psoriasis n = 57 (30.5%), urticaria n = 44 (23.5%) and tinea corporis n = 29 (15.5%) of patients.
This was followed by tinea unguium and tinea corporis representing 18.9% (60/318) and 17.9% (57/318) of the cases, respectively (Table 1).
Schianchi, "Epidemic of tinea corporis due to trichophyton mentagrophytes of rabbit origin," Pediatric Dermatology, vol.
Other possible asymmetric skin lesions, such as contact dermatitis, tinea corporis, or lichen striatus, can be differentiated by the characteristics of the cutaneous lesions.
Pathogenic molds are not unusually seen as an etiological agent in onychomycosis for example, and although less common, they are capable to cause Tinea corporis. If molds are identified in a sample of TC, they are usually considered as contaminants, just because the definition of the disease does not include them.
(4) Tinea infections can also be generalized (tinea corporis).
On eliciting the detailed history, she revealed that she has been undergoing treatment for Tinea corporis infection since 1 week with terbinafine tablets (250 mg OD).