Ringworm Foot

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Page 1 of 2 Last Update: 03/16 Fungal Infections of the Skin (Ringworm, Athlete’s foot, Jock itch) What are fungal infections of the skin?

November 2006 Ringworm (Dermatophytosis) What is ringworm? Ringworm is a contagious fungus infection that can affect the scalp, the body (particularly the groin), the feet,

Ringworm of the feet . Athlete’s Foot (Ringworm of the feet) Sweaty feet, swimming pools, shared exercise mats, and well-trafficked locker rooms are a breeding ground for ringworm, a fungal infection that grows in moist, warm environments.

Dermatophytosis Ringworm Tinea Dermatomycosis Dermatophytes grow best in warm and humid environments and are, therefore, more common in tropical and subtropical regions.

Conditions that Mimic Tinea Pedis • Allergic Contact Dermatitis • Dyshidrosis/Pompholyx • Palmoplantar Psoriasis All of these conditions can be complicated by

Ringworm (Tinea) 1. What is ringworm? Ringworm is a contagious fungal infection of the skin (tinea corporis), scalp (tinea capitis), feet Ringworm of the foot is also called “athlete’s foot.” It appears as a scaling or cracking of the

RINGWORM INFORMATION AND CONTROL MEASURES What is ringworm? Ringworm is a common skin infection caused by a fungus. Ringworm of the foot is transmitted by direct or indirect contact with skin lesions of infected persons or

Ringworm (Tinea) What is ringworm? It is a common fungus infection of the skin, scalp, • Feet ("athlete's foot"): cracking of skin between toes How does ringworm spread? It spreads by:

What Is Ringworm? Ringworm is a common fungal skin infection otherwise known as tinea. Ringworm most commonly affects the skin on the body (tineacorporis), the scalp (tineacapitis), the feet (tineapedis, or athlete's foot), or the groin (tineacruris, or jock itch).

Treatment of ringworm of the feet Harry G. Williams University of Nebraska Medical Center Hongkong foot, Shanghai foot are none other than the ringworm infections found in this country. Ringworm infection was first discovered by Hebra, in 1860, as eczema margin~tum. It was

Ringworm (Tinea) Fact Sheet Ringworm is an infection of the skin, hair, or nails caused by a fungus It gets its name from its appearance on the skin, because the rash is often ring-shaped.

Santa Clara Medical Center, Department of Dermatology #472 Fungal Infections What are fungal infections? Fungal infections are very common skin conditions that develop

Tinea is also known as ringworm, which is a misleading name since no worm is involved! Tinea pedis—athlete’s foot or tinea of the foot— best treatment Lamisil/Tamsil

RINGWORM FACT SHEET What is ringworm? Ringworm is an infection of the skin, This fungal infection can also cause athlete's foot (ringworm of the feet) and jock itch (ringworm of the groin and upper thighs). had treatment; follow your usual health care provider's instructions regarding

Ringworm (Tinea) What is ringworm? It is a common fungus infection of the skin, scalp, ("athlete's foot"): cracking of skin between toes How does ringworm spread? What should I do if my child has ringworm? Treatment:

Body, and foot Ringworm; there have been outbreaks among high school wrestling teams. Children with young pets are at increased risk for Ringworm treatment. What are the symptoms? Symptoms for Ringworm disease of the scalp include:

Conditions that Mimic Tinea Pedis • Allergic Contact Dermatitis • Dyshidrosis/Pompholyx • Palmoplantar Psoriasis All of these conditions can be complicated by

Include thrush, jock itch, lichen planus, athletes foot and ringworm. Fungal Infections Athletes Foot Athletes Foot, or Tinea pedis, affects around 20% of the population, and causes itchy, red, cracked and flaky skin between the toes and on the

Dermatophytosis Importance Ringworm, Tinea, Last Updated: March 2013 species normally live in the environment, but occasionally act as parasites. The pedis (athlete’s foot) and infections of the nails. Under the ITS taxonomy, however, most of the

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