dermatomycosis


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

dermatomycosis

 [der″mah-to-mi-ko´sis]
a superficial fungal infection of the skin or of its appendages.

der·ma·to·my·co·sis

(der'mă-tō-mī-kō'sis),
Fungus infection of the skin caused by dermatophytes, yeasts, and other fungi. Compare: dermatophytosis.

dermatomycosis

/der·ma·to·my·co·sis/ (der″mah-to-mi-ko´sis) a superficial fungal infection of the skin or its appendages.

dermatomycosis

[dur′mətō′mīkō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, derma + mykes, fungus, osis, condition
a superficial fungal infection of the skin, characteristically found on parts that are moist and protected by clothing, such as the groin or feet. It is caused by a dermatophyte. See also dermatophytosis. dermatomycotic, adj.

dermatomycosis

A fungal skin infection

der·ma·to·my·co·sis

(dĕr'mă-tō-mī-kō'sis)
Fungus infection of the skin caused by dermatophytes, yeasts, and other fungi.
Compare: dermatophytosis

dermatomycosis

a fungal infection of the skin or of its appendages by a fungus other than the dermatophytes, Microsporum, Trichophyton or Epidermophyton.
References in periodicals archive ?
The present study was planned to execute clinical diagnosis and cultural identification of different dermatophytes causing dermatomycosis in canines.
In suspected cases of dermatomycosis, wood's lamp screening was undertaken to observe fluorescence.
On basis of cultural examination of fungal isolates, 18 dogs were found to be positive for dermatomycosis.
An overview of topical antifungal therapy in dermatomycosis.
Occurrence of dermatomycosis (ringworm) due to Trichyphyton verrucosum in dairy calves and its spread in animal attendants.
Topical fluconazole has shown to be effective and safe in superficial dermatomycosis.
Skin and nail samples were collected from 502 patients of all age groups and both the sexes attending sharma's skin foundation at Siliguri with signs and symptoms of Dermatomycosis.
Dermatomycosis was suspected when a lesion had central clearing with advancing, red, scally, elevated border, which might result in vesicles on the border of the affected area.
Various other names have been given to this condition including pityriasis versicolor, tinea flava, Dermatomycosis Furfuracea, chromophytosis, Achromia parasitica, Hodi-potsy, Kleine-flecht, liver spots, sun fungus.
Predisposing factors of otomycosis include chronic infections of the ear, use of oils, hearing aid, eardrops, steroids, swimming, immuno-compromised state and fungal infection elsewhere in the body like dermatomycosis and malnourishment in children (7-10).