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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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Product profiles for marketed products for Tinea Cruris (Jock Itch) with complete description of mechanism of action, therapeutic class, target, route(s) of administration and chemical details.
Coverage of API Manufacturers for Tinea Cruris (Jock Itch) drugs in the United States, Europe and Asian Regions with location details.
Coverage of Regulatory filings in the US, Europe, and Asia specifically India and China for Tinea Cruris (Jock Itch) drugs.
Evaluate the marketing status and exclusivity details of Tinea Cruris (Jock Itch) key products to exploit opportunities for generic drug development opportunities.
Luliconazole 1% cream was approved by Food and Drug Administration in November 2013 for the treatment of both tinea cruris and interdigital tinea pedis.
Major finding: 1% topical lulicona-zole cream yielded complete clearance in more than 20% of patients with tinea cruris and patients with tinea pedis, compared with less than 10% of placebo patients.
You can buy Canesten and similar creams without prescription but it's still worth seeing your GP because regular attacks of tinea cruris can be a sign of diabetes, particularly in older women, and I would advise having your urine tested for sugar just in case.
Figure 42: Dermatophytosis Therapeutics Market, Global, Annual Cost of Treatment, Tinea Cruris ($), 2002-2017 68
The indications are for the use of KP363 in the treatment of tinea corporis (ring worm) and tinea cruris (jock itch).
We completed enrollment in our Phase III trials for tinea corports and tinea cruris, two additional antifungal indications for our KP363 cream product, and began marketing claims studies for this product.
Later this year the company expects to submit two additional filings for KP363 in the United States and Canada for topical treatment of two other types of skin fungal disorders, tinea corporis and tinea cruris.
In addition to the now-completed tinea pedis trials, Penederm is also conducting Phase III clinical trials of KP363 to treat tinea corporis and tinea cruris.