Amongst the fungal infections, the commonest were tinea capitis (35%), followed by tinea corporis (29%), tinea cruris
(14%), tinea incognito (10%), tinea faciei (7%) and tinea manuum (5%), respectively (Figure 2).
These two agents also are approved for treatment of tinea corporis and tinea cruris
. Naftifine is approved as a once-daily treatment for 2 weeks, while luliconazole is, notably, a 7-day treatment.
Among the mixed infections, the most common pattern was a combination of tinea corporis and tinea cruris
20 (17.3%) [Table 1].
It is used for vulvovaginal candidiasis and dermatophytic infections, including tinea corporis, tinea pedis, and tinea cruris
 In India, the most commonly occurring clinical type of dermatophytoses include tinea corporis (36-59%) and tinea cruris
A 23-year-old man was diagnosed with tinea cruris
and was prescribed fluconazole 150 mg once a week.
After clinical diagnosis and microscopic confirmation, tinea cruris
is best treated with a topical allylamine or an azole antifungal (strength of recommendation: A, based on multiple randomized controlled trials [RCTs]).
As seen in chart, Tinea cruris
was maximum with total 56 (11.2%) patients followed by herpes genitalis 37 (7.4%) patients.
Also, in 1984, Lotrisone was approved by the FDA for treating tinea corporis, tinea pedis, and tinea cruris
in patients older than 12 years.
La frecuencia de dermatofitosis fue en jovenes de menos de 20 anos y en especial tinea corporis y tinea capitis, mientras que otras formas clinicas como tinea cruris
, tinea pedis y tinea unguium fue aumentado con la edad, de modo que su frecuencia ha sido mayor en poblacion adulta (1,3,4).
Tinea corporis, tinea cruris
, tinea nigra, and piedra.
Tinea infections are common and may involve the feet (tinea pedis), inguinal region (tinea cruris
), and less often the scalp (tinea capitis) or hands (tinea manuum).