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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tinea cruris

(kro͝or′ĭs)
n.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
A popular term for fungal infection in a male athlete who uses an athletic supporter or ‘jock strap’
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

tinea cruris

Jock itch, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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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
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

tinea cruris

TINEA affecting the groin, that tends to spread to the upper thighs and the lower abdomen.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(9) Similar results were found in a study of 76 patients with tinea cruris; after 2 weeks of daily application, 78% (modified intent-to-treat group) were mycologically cured.
Respecto a la localizacion anatomica de las dermatofitosis, se encontro que la Tinea unguium fue la presentacion clinica mas frecuente, seguida por la Tinea pedis y la Tinea capitis, resultados diferentes a los de los GTMV (Tinea corporis, Tinea pedis y Tinea cruris en orden de frecuencia) y otros trabajos internacionales (3,4,7,18,19,23).
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 15.5% with placebo.
An alternative treatment for pityriasis versicolor, tinea cruris, tinea corporis and tinea faciei with topical application of honey, olive oil and beeswax mixture: An open pilot study.
Ringworm infections in people are divided into categories based on the body part infected and include tinea capitis, tinea corporis, tinea barbae, tinea cruris, tinea pedis, and tinea unguium.
Se resumen 5 estudios con terbinafina en crema para tinea cruris y tinea corporis y se informa una cura total superior a 93% (16).
The expanded approval is based on two required post-marketing studies conducted in people aged 12 to 17 years with interdigital tinea pedis and tinea cruris and in people aged 2 to 17 years with tinea corporis.
tinea corporis (the trunk, shoulders or limbs), tinea cruris (the warm moist areas of the groin, perianal and perineal areas), tinea faciei (the non-hairy areas of the face), tinea pedis (the feet), tinea unguium (the nails) and tinea capitis (the scalp).
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.i.d, for 4 weeks.
He singled out erythrasma and tinea cruris as two conditions that can be mistaken for candidiasis.