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tinea

 [tin´e-ah]
ringworm; any of numerous different fungal infections of the skin; the specific type (depending on characteristic appearance, etiologic agent and site) usually is designated by a modifying term.
tinea bar´bae ringworm of the beard, seen on bearded parts of the face and neck; caused by Trichophyton.
tinea ca´pitis ringworm of the scalp, a fungal infection caused by various species of Microsporum and Trichophyton. Generally it is characterized by one or more small, round, elevated patches, scaling of the scalp, and dry and brittle hair.
tinea cor´poris a fungal infection of the glabrous (smooth) skin, usually due to species of Microsporum or Trichophyton.
tinea cru´ris ringworm of the groin area, starting in the perineal folds and extending onto the inner surface of the thighs; it is more common in males and is caused by Epidermophyton floccosum or species of Trichophyton; called also eczema marginatum, epidermophytosis cruris, and jock itch.
tinea fa´ciei ringworm of the face, seen on non-hairy areas of the face, often with a similar presentation to that of tinea corporis.
tinea imbrica´ta a distinctive type of tinea corporis occurring in tropical countries and caused by Trichophyton concentricum. The early lesion is circular, surrounded by a ring of scales attached along one edge; several new and larger scaling rings form later.
tinea ma´nus (tinea ma´nuum) ringworm of the hand, usually involving the interdigital spaces and palmar surfaces of the hands; it almost always accompanies tinea pedis, with the same etiologic agent for both infections.
tinea pe´dis athlete's foot.
tinea profun´da trichophytic granuloma.
tinea syco´sis an inflammatory, deep type of tinea barbae, due to Trichophyton violaceum or T. rubrum.
tinea un´guium tinea involving the nails; the invasion may be restricted to white patches or pits on the nail surface, or the lateral or distal edges of the nail may be involved first, followed by establishment of the infection beneath the nail plate.
tinea versi´color a chronic, usually asymptomatic disorder due to Malassezia furfur, marked only by multiple macular patches. Called also pityriasis versicolor.

tinea cruris

(kro͝or′ĭs)
n.

tinea cruris

[kro̅o̅′ris]
a superficial fungal infection of the groin caused by species of Trichophyton or Epidermophyton floccosum, the second most common dermatophytosis for clinical presentation. It is most common in the tropics and among males. Topical antifungals such as miconazole and clotrimazole are often prescribed. Griseofulvin is used only for severe resistant cases. Also called jock itch.
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Tinea cruris
A popular term for fungal infection in a male athlete who uses an athletic supporter or ‘jock strap’

tinea cruris

Jock itch, see there.

tin·e·a crur·is

(tin'ē-ă krūr'is)
A form of tinea imbricata occurring in the genitocrural region, including the inner side of the thighs, the perineal region, and the groin.
Synonym(s): eczema marginatum, jock itch.
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TINEA CRURIS

tinea cruris

A fungus skin disease of surfaces of contact in the scrotal, crural, anal, and genital areas.
Synonym: dhobie itch; jock itch See: illustration
See also: tinea

tinea cruris

TINEA affecting the groin, that tends to spread to the upper thighs and the lower abdomen.

tin·e·a crur·is

(tin'ē-ă krūr'is)
A form of tinea in the genitocrural region, inner side of thighs, perineal region, and groin.
Synonym(s): eczema marginatum, jock itch.
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In this present study, commonest clinico-mycological presentation was tinea cruris (92.
Mientras que en este trabajo la Tinea corporis y la Tinea cruris se observaron en menor frecuencia, en otros estudios son mas frecuentes (3,4,19,23).
Safety profiles for the vehicle and placebo groups were similar in both the tinea cruris and tinea pedis studies, and no significant adverse events were reported.
The mycologic cure rate at week 4 in the tinea cruris study was 72% in the naftifine 2% arm and 15.
Cutaneous lesions of extramammary Paget disease can mimic other conditions such as chronic candidal intertrigo, dermatitis (contact, irritant, or seborrheic), dermatophyte-related tinea cruris, psoriasis vulgaris (inverse), and squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen disease).
Se resumen 5 estudios con terbinafina en crema para tinea cruris y tinea corporis y se informa una cura total superior a 93% (16).
Hydrocortisone valerate has been associated with tinea cruris.
In the United States, T rubrum is responsible for most cutaneous fungal infections, including tinea corporis, tinea unguium (nail), tinea pedis, and tinea cruris (commonly called jock itch).
In a randomized double-blind trial comparing newer and older therapies, 80 patients with tinea cruris or tinea corporis were placed on once-daily 1% butenafine for 2 weeks or 1% clotrimazole b.
He singled out erythrasma and tinea cruris as two conditions that can be mistaken for candidiasis.
5[degrees]F) despite 10 days of vancomycin, gentamicin, and piperacillin/tazobactam therapy; thus, intravenous fluconazole therapy (200 mg/day) was initiated for severe tinea cruris.