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dermatomycosis

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

A fungal skin infection
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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
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Carrion has 9 articles (e.g., actinomycosis, chromoblastomycosis, dermatomycosis); and 3) medical parasitologist Rafael Rodriguez Molina also with 9 articles (e.g., experimental studies with hogs, intestinal infections, macrocytic anemia, malaria, sprue, uncinariasis).
The most common fungal organisms identified in dogs with dermatomycosis are Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes.
In particular, some quantifications of dermatomycosis severity and antifungal activity are performed using corneofungimetry on CSSS [31, 32].
Both agents are efficacious, with cure rates for dermatomycosis greater than 75%.
Dermatomycosis of the foot was confirmed in 43% of patients with bacterial cellulitis and in 24% of controls.
Out of 194, 97 biopsy proven patients of psoriasis were taken as cases and 97 participants coming to OPD with any other skin disease like acne, alopecia, dermatomycosis etc.
Dermatophytosis and dermatomycosis. In: Wonsiewicz M.
In this work, in order to estimate the possibility of using lemongrass oil as an antifungal agent for skin diseases (cutaneous candidiasis and dermatomycosis), the antifungal activity of this oil and its main component, citral, against Candida species was studied.
Onychomycosis and dermatomycosis require swift treatment in patients with diabetes due to the risk of complications, even loss of a limb, and patients with diabetes generally respond well to treatment with itraconazole.
Cutaneous infections: dermatophytosis and dermatomycosis. In: Medical mycology: the pathogenic fungi and the pathogenic actinomycetes.
Dermatomycosis as recognised by Conant et al (1) is a superficial skin disease caused by the species of the genera Trichophyton, Microsporum and Epidermophyton which are highly specialised parasites interrelated by their common morphological features and physiological adaptations to a parasitic mode of existence on keratinised tissue of man and animal.