tinea cruris

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tinea cru·ris


[New Latin : Medieval Latin tinea, tinea + Latin crūris, genitive of crūs, leg.]

jock′ itch`

a ringworm of the groin area.
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Noun1.tinea cruris - fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)
ringworm, roundworm, tinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
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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 [2].
[2] In India, the most commonly occurring clinical type of dermatophytoses include tinea corporis (36-59%) and tinea cruris (12-27%).
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).