Tinea

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Treatment of tinea corporis the iraqi postgraduate medical journal 247 vol.12, no 2 ,2013

UNIVERSITY STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES • Fact Sheet TINEA VERSICOLOR WHAT IS IT? Tinea versicolor is a common skin condition caused by the overgrowth of a yeast called

Tinea Capitis Page 2 of 2 PREVENTION You may also be instructed to use the shampoo for children in the home who do not have tinea capitis.

N Ringworm of the Scalp (Tinea Capitis) n Ringworm is infection with certain types of fungi called dermatophytes. The name comes from the distinct, circle-shaped rash formed when the in-

Lished guidelines for return to play—restrict play for tinea pedis.1,13 prevention of spread of tinea pedis includes appro-priate barriers (eg, clothing), laundering of towels and athletic gear after each use, use of shower footwear and other shower

Title: Ringworm (tinea) Author: Connie Ronan Wilson Last modified by: Dr. Bob Created Date: 11/6/2003 2:57:14 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show

Initially, in children, tinea pedis could be mistaken for one of the dermatoses described above and hence wrongly treated. Consequently it could develop into a chronic lesion

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

Opsy, from a lesion on her arm, was taken with the prediagnosis of tinea corporis, nummular eczema, and atypical pityriasis rosea. Biopsy material showed superficial crust forma-

Tinea Capitis Candrice R. Heath, MD, Caroline N. Robinson, BS and Roopal V. Kundu, MD Tinea Capitis is a fungal infection that affects the scalp and hair follicles.

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GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF TINEA CAPITIS 55 q2000 British Association of Dermatologists, British Journal of Dermatology, 143,53–58 therapy is generally needed.10 (Strength of recom-

What is it? Tinea Versicolor (sometimes known as "TV" or "sun spots") is a common skin infection caused by two types of yeast named P. orbiculare and P.

Pityriasis versicolor, also known as tinea versicol- or, is a mild illness that is caued by Malasseziafur- fur and produces asymptomatic or pruritic lesions that change slowly. Usually, the impact of the symptoms on the patient is mild and rarely do the

ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE PAGE THE UROLOGY DUTY PAGER AT 757-988-9021 TINEA VERSICOLOR Definition: Skin disease caused by a yeast on the skin which thrives in sweaty areas and is ubiquitous.

A patient information handout on tinea infections, written by the authors of this article, (Pityriasis versicolor, sometimes referred to as tinea versicolor, is caused by Malassezia furfur and therefore is not discussed in this article.)

Lished guidelines for return to play—restrict play for tinea pedis.1,13 prevention of spread of tinea pedis includes appro-priate barriers (eg, clothing), laundering of towels and athletic gear after each use, use of shower footwear and other shower

Tinea Capitis and Tinea Corporis Published on Pediatrics ConsultantLive (ht tp://pediatric sconsultantlive.co m) Tinea Capitis and Tinea Corporis

Tinea Pedis and Cellulitis of the Lower Extremities Alan L. Bisno, MD, FACP University of Miami School of Medicine Factors Predisposing to Lower Extremity Cellulitis Cutaneous disruption Trauma, surgery Burns Ulcers Varicella Dermatophytes Microbial Etiology of Eysipelas and Cellulitis Classic

What is tinea? Tinea is a fungus that can grow on your skin, hair or nails. As it grows, it spreads out in a circle, leaving normal-looking skin in the middle.