tinea

Summary

Summary: A general term describing various dermatophytoses. Specific types include TINEA CAPITIS (ringworm of the scalp), TINEA FAVOSA (of scalp and skin), TINEA PEDIS (athlete's foot), and tinea unguium (see ONYCHOMYCOSIS, ringworm of the nails). (Dorland, 27th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Identification of dermatophyte species causing onychomycosis and tinea pedis by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry
    Marcel Erhard
    AnagnosTec GmbH, Am Muhlenberg, Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 17:356-61. 2008
  2. ncbi Dermatoscopy in the diagnosis of tinea nigra
    Marcus Henrique de S B Xavier
    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Hospital Universitario Antonio Pedro, Servico de Dermatologia, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Dermatol Online J 14:15. 2008
  3. ncbi Dermoscopy improves diagnosis of tinea nigra: a study of 50 cases
    Peter Piliouras
    Department of Dermatology, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 52:191-4. 2011
  4. ncbi Tinea nigra in geographical forms of "heart" and "parrot beak"
    André Luiz Rossetto
    Dermatology Outpatient Clinic at University of Vale do Itajaí Univali Itajaí SC, Brazil
    An Bras Dermatol 86:389-90. 2011
  5. pmc Tinea nigra: successful treatment with topical butenafine
    André Luiz Rossetto
    University of Vale of Itajaí Universidade do Vale do Itajai Univali Itajai SC, Brazil
    An Bras Dermatol 87:939-41. 2012
  6. ncbi Cutaneous infections dermatophytosis, onychomycosis, and tinea versicolor
    Melody R Vander Straten
    Department of Dermatology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 17:87-112. 2003
  7. ncbi Spontaneous cure in a case of Tinea nigra
    André Luiz Rossetto
    Vale do Itajaí University, Itajai, SC, Brazil
    An Bras Dermatol 87:160-2. 2012
  8. ncbi Outbreak of tinea corporis gladiatorum, a fungal skin infection due to Trichophyton tonsurans, in a French high level judo team
    D M Poisson
    Unite de Microbiologie, CHR d Orleans, hôpital de la Source, Orleans, France
    Euro Surveill 10:187-90. 2005
  9. ncbi Tinea incognito
    Roberto Arenas
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, 14080 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 28:137-9. 2010
  10. ncbi A case of tinea nigra palmaris in Okinawa, Japan
    Hiroshi Uezato
    Department of Dermatology, Ryukyu University School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    J Dermatol 33:23-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications224 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Identification of dermatophyte species causing onychomycosis and tinea pedis by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry
    Marcel Erhard
    AnagnosTec GmbH, Am Muhlenberg, Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 17:356-61. 2008
    ..Costs for consumables as well as preparation time are considerably lower than for PCR analysis...
  2. ncbi Dermatoscopy in the diagnosis of tinea nigra
    Marcus Henrique de S B Xavier
    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Hospital Universitario Antonio Pedro, Servico de Dermatologia, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Dermatol Online J 14:15. 2008
    b>Tinea nigra is an asymptomatic superficial fungal infection caused by Phaeoannelomyces werneckii, generally affecting the skin of the palms and characterized by deeply pigmented macular non-scaly patches...
  3. ncbi Dermoscopy improves diagnosis of tinea nigra: a study of 50 cases
    Peter Piliouras
    Department of Dermatology, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 52:191-4. 2011
    b>Tinea nigra is a relatively uncommon dematiaceous fungal infection of the palms and soles, which clinically may mimic a melanocytic lesion...
  4. ncbi Tinea nigra in geographical forms of "heart" and "parrot beak"
    André Luiz Rossetto
    Dermatology Outpatient Clinic at University of Vale do Itajaí Univali Itajaí SC, Brazil
    An Bras Dermatol 86:389-90. 2011
    Through a photographic essay, we identified similarities between hyperchromic maculas of two cases of Tinea Nigra with images of a heart-shaped mangrove called "Coeur de Voh", located on the French island of New Caledonia (Oceania) and ..
  5. pmc Tinea nigra: successful treatment with topical butenafine
    André Luiz Rossetto
    University of Vale of Itajaí Universidade do Vale do Itajai Univali Itajai SC, Brazil
    An Bras Dermatol 87:939-41. 2012
    The authors report a case of Tinea nigra in an 8-year-old child, male, from Itajaí, SC, Brazil, with lesions of the macular hyperchromic type, unique, asymptomatic, localized in the right palmar area...
  6. ncbi Cutaneous infections dermatophytosis, onychomycosis, and tinea versicolor
    Melody R Vander Straten
    Department of Dermatology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 17:87-112. 2003
    ..More research is needed to continue to develop drugs suitable for use in a broader range of patients and diagnostic tests that may be quicker or more specific than conventional ones...
  7. ncbi Spontaneous cure in a case of Tinea nigra
    André Luiz Rossetto
    Vale do Itajaí University, Itajai, SC, Brazil
    An Bras Dermatol 87:160-2. 2012
    The authors report a case (in Itajai, Santa Catarina State, Brazil) of tinea nigra in a 4-year-old female child which spontaneously healed...
  8. ncbi Outbreak of tinea corporis gladiatorum, a fungal skin infection due to Trichophyton tonsurans, in a French high level judo team
    D M Poisson
    Unite de Microbiologie, CHR d Orleans, hôpital de la Source, Orleans, France
    Euro Surveill 10:187-90. 2005
    An outbreak of 49 cases of tinea corporis gladiatorum due to Trichophyton tonsurans infection occurred in a high level judo team of 131 members in Orleans, central France, between October 2004 and April 2005...
  9. ncbi Tinea incognito
    Roberto Arenas
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, 14080 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 28:137-9. 2010
    b>Tinea incognito was first described 50 years ago...
  10. ncbi A case of tinea nigra palmaris in Okinawa, Japan
    Hiroshi Uezato
    Department of Dermatology, Ryukyu University School of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    J Dermatol 33:23-9. 2006
    We report a case of tinea nigra on the left palm of a 13-year-old girl. She had noticed a pigmented, asymptomatic macule on the left palm approximately 4-5 years prior to her first visit to our hospital...
  11. ncbi Unrecognized dermatophyte infection in ichthyosis vulgaris
    Maja Grahovac
    University Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Zagreb University Hospital Center and School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 17:127-30. 2009
    ..The case showed some clinical peculiarities in terms of both extent of lesions and their clinical appearance...
  12. pmc Dermacase. Dermatophyte infection (tinea)
    Irina Turchin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary in Alberta
    Can Fam Physician 51:499-501. 2005
  13. ncbi Efficacy of topical griseofulvin in treatment of tinea corporis
    Mohamed A A Kassem
    Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Mycoses 49:232-5. 2006
    b>Tinea infections are among the most common dermatological conditions throughout the world...
  14. ncbi Dermatophyte infection in ichthyosis vulgaris
    G Agostini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    Mycoses 35:197-9. 1992
    ..Association of ichthyosis vulgaris and dermatophytosis--both very common disorders--is to our knowledge a very rare event...
  15. ncbi Common tinea infections in children
    Mark D Andrews
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:1415-20. 2008
    ..These infections (e.g., tinea corporis, pedis, cruris, and unguium) are typically acquired directly from contact with infected humans or animals ..
  16. ncbi Trichophyton rubrum showing deep dermal invasion directly from the epidermis in immunosuppressed patients
    K J Smith
    Department of Dermatology and Pathology, University of Alabama, EFH Suite 414, 1720 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294-0009, USA
    Br J Dermatol 145:344-8. 2001
    ..However, even in these patients, the risk of systemic spread still appears very low. Amphotericin B did not appear effective in treating these dermatophyte infections...
  17. ncbi A case of tinea corporis caused by Arthroderma benhamiae (teleomorph of Tinea mentagrophytes) in a pet shop employee
    Yumi Shiraki
    Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:153-4. 2006
    We describe herein a case of tinea corporis caused by Arthroderma benhamiae that presented with atypical clinical symptoms. We suggest that this infection has already spread widely in Japan.
  18. ncbi Report of two cases of tinea infection with scutula-like lesions caused by Microsporum gypseum
    Zhang Qianggiang
    Int J Dermatol 41:372-3. 2002
  19. ncbi Var. raubitschekii of Trichophyton rubrum as a cause of tinea in Germany
    Jochen Brasch
    Department of Dermatology, University Clinics of Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Mycoses 50:2-5. 2007
    ..raubitschekii-infections were meanwhile seen in Germany. All of them were born in Africa and they suffered from tinea corporis or tinea pedum, but onychomycosis was seen as well...
  20. ncbi Scenario of chronic dermatophytosis: an Indian study
    G Sentamilselvi
    Department of Dermatology, Madras Medical College, Government General Hospital, India
    Mycopathologia 140:129-35. 1997
    ..Females were affected more between the ages of 30 to 40 years. Tinea cruris and tinea corporis were the most common clinical types and tinea pedis was the least common type observed...
  21. ncbi 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
    N S Al-Waili
    Dubai Specialized Medical Center and Medical Research Laboratories, Islamic Establishment for Education, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Complement Ther Med 12:45-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the possible role of honey, olive oil and beeswax in the treatment of skin fungal infections...
  22. ncbi Pathogenesis of tinea
    Jochen Brasch
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergy, University Clinic of Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 8:780-6. 2010
    ..The resulting clinical picture is called tinea. The pathogenesis and course of tinea is decisively determined by pathogen-related factors and by the defense ..
  23. ncbi Pimecrolimus induced tinea incognito masquerading as intertriginous psoriasis
    Efstathios Rallis
    Mycoses 51:71-3. 2008
    A 58-year-old, obese, male, army officer was presented with tinea incognito of the groin masking intertriginous psoriasis...
  24. ncbi Comparison of the therapeutic efficacy of oral doses of fluconazole and itraconazole in a guinea pig model of dermatophytosis
    K Nagino
    Bacteriology Laboratory, Central Research, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Inc, 5 Gochi, Taketoyo cho, Chita, Aichi 470 2396, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 6:41-4. 2000
    ..The therapeutic efficacy of FLCZ was approximately equal to that of ITCZ administered at the same doses. These results suggest that FLCZ may be a useful treatment for dermatophytosis...
  25. ncbi Evaluation of antifungal efficacy in an optimized animal model of Trichophyton mentagrophytes-dermatophytosis
    M A Ghannoum
    Center for Medical Mycology, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5028, USA
    J Chemother 16:139-44. 2004
    ..The optimized guinea pig model was found to be highly reproducible, and useful in the primary screening and evaluation of the anti-dermatophytic efficacy of topical and oral formulations of antifungal agents...
  26. ncbi 'Tinea indecisiva' may mimic the concentric rings of tinea imbricata
    K Batta
    Department of Dermatology, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent ST4 7PA, UK
    Br J Dermatol 147:384. 2002
  27. ncbi The first case of tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei isolated in Chile
    Marcela Concha
    Departments of Dermatology Infectology Clinical Laboratory, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Int J Dermatol 51:283-5. 2012
    ..Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei is a zoophilic dermatophyte transmitted by hedgehogs which human infections manifest as highly inflammatory and pruritic eruptions...
  28. ncbi Tinea gladiatorum: Pennsylvania's experience
    Thomas D Kohl
    Family Medicine Residency, Reading Hospital and Medical Center, 301 South 7th Avenue, Suite 2120, West Reading, PA 19611, U S A
    Clin J Sport Med 12:165-71. 2002
    To describe the impact of ringworm infections in high school wrestlers (tinea gladiatorum) in Pennsylvania during the 1998-1999 scholastic wrestling season.
  29. ncbi KP-103, a novel triazole derivative, is effective in preventing relapse and successfully treating experimental interdigital tinea pedis and tinea corporis in guinea pigs
    Yoshiyuki Tatsum
    Central Research Laboratories, Kaken Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, Kyoto, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 46:425-32. 2002
    The therapeutic efficacy of KP-103, a triazole derivative, for 10 guinea pigs with interdigital tinea pedis or tinea corporis was investigated. Topical KP-103 solution (0...
  30. ncbi Tinea corporis gladiatorum: a cross-sectional study
    B B Adams
    Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0592, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 43:1039-41. 2000
    b>Tinea corporis gladiatorum has been an infrequently reported condition in the dermatological literature...
  31. ncbi Trichophyton tonsurans tinea capitis and tinea corporis: treatment and follow-up of four affected family members
    J Ravenscroft
    Department of Dermatology, Leeds General Infirmary, West Yorkshire, England
    Pediatr Dermatol 17:407-9. 2000
    ..children, ages 2 years and 6 months, simultaneously infected with the dermatophyte Trichophyton tonsurans, causing tinea capitis and tinea corporis in the children and tinea corporis in the parents...
  32. ncbi Tinea incognito in children: 54 cases
    J del Boz
    Department of Dermatology of the Hospital Costa del Sol Marbella, Marbella, Spain
    Mycoses 54:254-8. 2011
    The incidence of tinea incognito (TI) appears to have increased over recent years, although no large series of cases has been reported in children...
  33. ncbi [Establishing an experimental guinea pig model of dermatophytosis Using Trichophyton rubrum]
    Xian Jin Chen
    Department of Fungal Skin Disease, Institute of Dermatology, CAMS and PUMC, Nanjing 210042, China
    Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao 30:599-602. 2008
    ..To construct an animal model infected by Trichophyton rubrum...
  34. ncbi Pimecrolimus-induced tinea incognito
    Kevin M Crawford
    Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Dermatology Clinic 89, MDOS SGOMD, 1050 West Perimeter Road, Andrews AFB, MD 20762, USA
    Skinmed 3:352-3. 2004
    ..The eruption improved dramatically after 3 weeks and eventually cleared completely after 5 weeks of treatment. Topical 2% ketoconazole cream was applied b.i.d. for the final 2 weeks of treatment...
  35. ncbi Tinea versicolor, tinea nigra, white piedra, and black piedra
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, General Hospital of Mexico DO, Dr Balmis 148, Colonia Doctores México DF, 06720, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 28:140-5. 2010
    ..The most frequent types are dermatophytoses or tineas. Tinea versicolor involves the skin in the form of hypochromic or hyperchromic plaques, and tinea nigra affects the skin ..
  36. ncbi Tacrolimus-induced tinea incognito
    Narendra Siddaiah
    South Sound Inpatient Physicians, Browns Point, Washington 98422, USA
    Cutis 73:237-8. 2004
    ..We report the case of a patient in whom topical tacrolimus therapy resulted in widespread lesions of tinea incognito. This case shows that partial treatment of dermatophytosis with griseofulvin may obscure the diagnosis...
  37. ncbi Pustular psoriasis-like tinea incognito due to Trichophyton rubrum
    Gamze Serarslan
    Department
    Mycoses 50:523-4. 2007
    b>Tinea incognito describes fungal infections with atypical clinical features and is usually caused by administration of steroids...
  38. pmc Identification and differentiation of Trichophyton rubrum clinical isolates using PCR-RFLP and RAPD methods
    A Hryncewicz-Gwozdz
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Wrocław Medical University, Chałubińskiego 1, 50 368 Wrocław, Poland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:727-31. 2011
    ..rubrum clinical isolates. Fifty-seven isolates from as many tinea patients were subjected to species identification by polymerase chain reaction restriction fragment length ..
  39. ncbi [The pathophysiology and defense mechanism against superficial and subcutaneous fungal infection]
    Hiroshi Nakajima
    Yokohama City University, Matsuda machi, Ashigarakami gun, Kanagawa 258 0003, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 46:5-9. 2005
    ..forming a paradoxical feature with little inflammatory reaction and abundant fungal elements (so-called atypical tinea)...
  40. ncbi Tinea gladiatorum: wrestling's emerging foe
    T D Kohl
    First Medical Group, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, USA
    Sports Med 29:439-47. 2000
    b>Tinea corporis, or ringworm, has become a common nuisance in competitive wrestling...
  41. ncbi An epidemic of tinea corporis caused by Trichophyton tonsurans among children (wrestlers) in Germany
    M El Fari
    Department of Microbiology and Hygiene, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Mycoses 43:191-6. 2000
    An outbreak of tinea corporis due to Trichophyton tonsurans among 46 children (aged 7-17 years) was investigated. Most of them were wrestlers...
  42. ncbi Clinico-epidemiological and mycological aspects of tinea incognito in Iran: A 16-year study
    Akram Ansar
    Dermatology Department, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Hamadan, Iran
    Med Mycol J 52:25-32. 2011
    b>Tinea incognito is a dermatophytic infection in which topical or systemic steroids have modified the clinical appearance of the mycosis and mimicking other skin diseases.
  43. ncbi Efficacy testing of antimycotic prophylactics in an animal model
    A Treiber
    Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Tierversuchsanlage, Moorenstrasse 5, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 204:239-43. 2001
    ..As an example the results of a successful prophylactic treatment against T. mentagrophytes with the antimycotic prophylactic Laudamonium (1%) are presented...
  44. ncbi "Tinea pseudoimbricata": tinea corporis in a renal transplant recipient mimicking the concentric rings of tinea imbricata
    S P R Lim
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:332-3. 2003
  45. ncbi Experimental guinea pig model of dermatophytosis: a simple and useful tool for the evaluation of new diagnostics and antifungals
    D M Saunte
    Unit of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Med Mycol 46:303-13. 2008
    ..mentagrophytes. In conclusion, we established a dermatophytosis animal model, which was proven useful for evaluating diagnostic methods and antifungal susceptibility testing...
  46. ncbi The first isolation in Japan of Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei causing tinea manuum
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Int J Dermatol 44:765-8. 2005
  47. ncbi The antifungal activity of mupirocin
    R O Nicholas
    SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Collegeville, PA 19426, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 43:579-82. 1999
    ..When administered topically, mupirocin was efficacious in a T. mentagrophytes ringworm model in guinea pigs. These results suggest that mupirocin could have clinical utility for superficial infections caused by dermatophytes...
  48. ncbi Increased incidence of Trichophyton tonsurans tinea capitis in Ontario, Canada between 1985 and 1996
    A K Gupta
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Science Center and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Mycol 36:55-60. 1998
    In Canada, since the 1990s, Trichophyton tonsurans has emerged as the main cause of tinea capitis. Prior to this the more common agents were T. verrucosum, Microsporum canis and M. audouinii. Over the past few years the incidence of T...
  49. ncbi Evaluation of a PCR melting profile method for intraspecies differentiation of Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton interdigitale
    Justyna Leibner-Ciszak
    Gdansk University of Technology, Chemical Faculty, Department of Microbiology, ul Narutowicza 11 12, 80 233 Gdansk, Poland
    J Med Microbiol 59:185-92. 2010
    ..canis isolates with either method. These results demonstrate that PCR-MP is a reliable method for the differentiation of T. rubrum and T. interdigitale strains and yields a discriminatory power that is at least equal to that of RAPD...
  50. doi Trichophyton rubrum autoinoculation from infected nails is not such a rare phenomenon
    Jacek C Szepietowski
    Mycoses 51:345-6. 2008
    ..Here, we present a rare case report - an inflammatory tinea barbae due to an anthropophilic fungus (Trichophyton rubrum), which is the main pathogen of onychomycosis and ..
  51. ncbi Tinea faciei in an infant caused by Microsporum gypseum simulating a dry impetigo
    Paulo Ricardo Criado
    Dermatology Unit, Hospital do Servidor Publico Estadual de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Pediatr Dermatol 22:536-8. 2005
    ..The initial examination led us to the clinical diagnosis of impetigo. The mycologic studies found an uncommon dermatophyte agent, Microsporum gypseum. The main differential diagnosis of tinea faciei is discussed.
  52. ncbi Tinea faciei incognito due to Trichophyton rubrum as a result of autoinoculation from onychomycosis
    Pietro Nenoff
    Laboratorium für medizinische Mikrobiologie, Mölbis, Germany
    Mycoses 50:20-5. 2007
    ..Two patients suffering from tinea faciei incognito caused by Trichophyton rubrum are presented...
  53. ncbi A clinico-epidemiological study on tinea gladiatorum in Iranian wrestlers and mat contamination by dermatophytes
    Mohammad Reza Aghamirian
    Medical Parasitology and Mycology Department, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Qazvin, Iran
    Mycoses 54:248-53. 2011
    ..Dermatophytosis is still being considered as one of the major public health problems in wrestlers...
  54. ncbi Safety and efficacy of short-duration oral terbinafine for the treatment of tinea corporis or tinea cruris in subjects with HIV infection or diabetes
    P Rich
    Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, USA
    Cutis 68:15-22. 2001
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of oral terbinafine for the treatment of tinea corporis or tinea cruris in subjects with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or diabetes, 2 prospective, ..
  55. ncbi Common features of periocular tinea
    S Alison Finger Basak
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine, and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 129:306-9. 2011
    To present the common features of periocular tinea to aid physicians in future diagnosis and therapy of this condition, because superficial fungal infections on the face are often misdiagnosed owing to the diverse morphologies that they ..
  56. ncbi Once daily treatment with terbinafine 1% cream (Lamisil) for one week is effective in the treatment of tinea corporis and cruris. A placebo-controlled study
    U Budimulja
    Department of Dermato-Venereology, School of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta
    Mycoses 44:300-6. 2001
    ..the efficacy and tolerability of terbinafine 1% cream, applied once daily for 7 days, in adult patients with tinea corporis/cruris...
  57. ncbi Skin disorders, including pyoderma, scabies, and tinea infections
    Ross M Andrews
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, PO Box 41096, Darwin, Northern Territory 0811, Australia
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:1421-40. 2009
    Pyoderma, scabies, and tinea are common childhood skin disorders too often considered to be merely of nuisance value. More than 111 million children are believed to have pyoderma, with many also co-infected with scabies, tinea, or both...
  58. ncbi Tinea corporis and tinea capitis
    Rosemary Shy
    Wayne State University, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, USA
    Pediatr Rev 28:164-74. 2007
  59. ncbi Tinea incognito due to Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    María Elena Sánchez-Castellanos
    Department of Paediatric Dermatology, Dermatopathology and Micology, Instituto Dermatológico de Jalisco Dr José Barba Rubio, Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
    Mycoses 50:85-7. 2007
    b>Tinea incognito is a ringworm infection modified by corticosteroids. We report a case of a 2-year-old girl who developed tinea incognito due to Trichophyton mentagrophytes after applying methylprednisolone aceponate for 3 months...
  60. ncbi Expression and potential function of cathelicidin antimicrobial peptides in dermatophytosis and tinea versicolor
    Belen Lopez-Garcia
    Division of Dermatology, University of California San Diego, and VA San Diego Healthcare Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:877-82. 2006
    This study was designed to characterize the role of the human cathelicidin LL-37 in fungal skin infections such as dermatophytosis and tinea versicolor.
  61. ncbi [Scarring tinea profunda in the pubic area due to Trichophyton verrucosum]
    S Grunewald
    Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Universitatsklinikum Leipzig
    Hautarzt 57:811-3. 2006
    ..Because of the unusual location, molecular species differentiation was performed identifying Trichophyton verrucosum. Although the patient was treated with systemic antifungals, the infection resulted in scarring alopecia...
  62. ncbi Tinea corporis gladiatorum
    Brian B Adams
    University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, and Veterans Administration Medical Center, OH 45267 0592, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:286-90. 2002
    ..b>Tinea corporis gladiatorum, caused in most cases by Trichophyton tonsurans, infects wrestlers at alarming rates...
  63. ncbi Widespread tinea corporis caused by Trichophyton rubrum with non-typical cultural characteristics--diagnosis via PCR
    Florian Seyfarth
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Mycoses 50:26-30. 2007
    ..In the present study, we describe a patient without immunodeficiency or diabetes presenting with widespread tinea corporis caused by T. rubrum. The fungal isolate showed atypical morphological features...
  64. ncbi Differentiation of Trichophyton rubrum clinical isolates from Japanese and Chinese patients by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA and DNA sequence analysis of the non-transcribed spacer region of the rRNA gene
    Xiumin Yang
    Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    J Dermatol Sci 54:38-42. 2009
    ..Trichophyton rubrum is the most common pathogen causing dermatophytosis worldwide. Recent genetic investigations showed that the microorganism originated in Africa and then spread to Europe and North America via Asia...
  65. ncbi Scutular tinea of the scrotum: report of two cases
    Auro Prochnau
    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Mycoses 48:162-4. 2005
    ..We report two patients with this type of tinea: one immune suppressed by HIV infection and another immunocompetent without comorbidity...
  66. ncbi Tinea incognito in Italy: a 15-year survey
    C Romano
    Institute of Dermatological Sciences, University of Siena, Via Monte Santo 3, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Mycoses 49:383-7. 2006
    b>Tinea incognito or steroid modified tinea is a dermatophytic infection in which topical or systemic steroids, administered as a result of dermatological misdiagnosis or preexisting pathologies, have modified the clinical appearance of ..
  67. pmc Molecular markers reveal exclusively clonal reproduction in Trichophyton rubrum
    Y Graser
    Department of Microbiology and Hygiene Charité Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 37:3713-7. 1999
    ..Interestingly, none of the methods used revealed any DNA polymorphism, indicating a strictly clonal mode of reproduction and a strong adaptation to human skin...
  68. ncbi Ajoene in the topical short-term treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis in humans. Randomized comparative study with terbinafine
    E Ledezma
    Centro de Investigationes en Ciencias de la Salud CICS, Instituto de Investigación y Desarrollo Anzoátegui, Escuela de Medicina, Universidad de Oriente, Núcleo Anzoátegui, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela
    Arzneimittelforschung 49:544-7. 1999
    ..6%, gel) with terbinafine (CAS 91161-71-6) (1%, cream) for the treatment of tinea corporis and tinea cruris...
  69. ncbi Efficacy and safety of terbinafine 1% solution in the treatment of interdigital tinea pedis and tinea corporis or tinea cruris
    M Lebwohl
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, 5 E 98th St, 12th Floor, Box 1048, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cutis 67:261-6. 2001
    ..studies assessed the efficacy and safety of a new terbinafine 1% solution for the treatment of interdigital tinea pedis and tinea corporis or tinea cruris (tinea corporis/cruris)...
  70. ncbi Comparative study between terbinafine 1% emulsion-gel versus ketoconazole 2% cream in tinea cruris and tinea corporis
    A Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, General Hospital of Mexico, Zempoalo 60 101, Navarte, Mexico D F, C P 03020, Mexico
    Eur J Dermatol 10:107-9. 2000
    ..efficacy and safety of topical 1 % emulsion-gel of terbinafine versus 2% ketoconazole cream in the treatment of tinea corporis and tinea cruris...
  71. ncbi Rapid treatment of tinea nigra palmaris with ciclopirox olamine gel, 0.77%
    Ted Rosen
    Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Skinmed 5:201-3. 2006
    ..Clinical and microscopic findings were classic for tinea nigra palmaris. Medical, family, and social history were all unremarkable...
  72. ncbi Tinea nigra: report of twelve cases in Venezuela
    Celina Perez
    Sección de Micología Médica, Instituto de Medicina Tropical, 1041 Caracas, Venezuela
    Mycopathologia 160:235-8. 2005
    b>Tinea nigra is a superficial mycotic infection produced by Hortaea werneckii, formerly known as Phaeoannelomyces werneckii, formerly known as Exophiala werneckii, and Stenella araguata, the latter autochthonous in Venezuela, it was first ..
  73. ncbi Tinea imbricata in the Americas
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology and Dermatology Service, General Hospital of Mexico DO, Mexico City, Mexico
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 24:106-11. 2011
    The aim is to provide an overview on tinea imbricata, or Tokelau, a superficial mycosis caused by Trichophyton concentricum, a strictly anthropophilic dermatophyte with a well-defined geographic distribution and predisposing factors that ..
  74. ncbi A study on stability of phenotype and genotype of Trichophyton rubrum
    Yang Guoling
    Department of Bioengineering, Dalian University of Technology, 116024, Dalian, China
    Mycopathologia 161:205-12. 2006
    ..To explore the stability of phenotype and genotype in Trichophyton rubrum...
  75. ncbi Evaluation of combined deactivators-supplemented agar medium (CDSAM) for recovery of dermatophytes from patients with tinea pedis
    Makoto Adachi
    Department of Dermatology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Mycol 45:347-9. 2007
    ..Culture studies were conducted with skin scales collected from 44 patients with tinea pedis who had been treated for two weeks with topical antifungal drugs...
  76. pmc Molecular taxonomy of the Trichophyton rubrum complex
    Y Graser
    Institut für Mikrobiologie und Hygiene, Department of Parasitology Charité, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 38:3329-36. 2000
    ..nigricans, Trichophyton soudanense, Trichophyton violaceum var. indicum, and Trichophyton yaoundei) were reclassified or synonymized as T. rubrum or T. violaceum...
  77. ncbi Comparative efficacy of topical 1% butenafine and 1% clotrimazole in tinea cruris and tinea corporis: a randomized, double-blind trial
    Archana Singal
    Department of Dermatology and STD, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
    J Dermatolog Treat 16:331-5. 2005
    Localized tinea cruris and tinea corporis can be treated by topical imidazoles (clotrimazole) or newer topical agents like butenafine, a benzylamine derivative with fungicidal activity...
  78. pmc In vitro and in vivo activities of the novel azole antifungal agent r126638
    F Odds
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:388-91. 2004
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  79. ncbi Tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea nigra, and piedra
    Aditya K Gupta
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center Sunnybrook site, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Dermatol Clin 21:395-400, v. 2003
    b>Tinea infections are among the most common dermatologic conditions throughout the world...
  80. ncbi Eczema herpeticum localized to area of tinea cruris
    Sung Ho Kang
    Department of Dermatology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Korea
    J Dermatol 31:60-2. 2004
    ..We experienced a patient with tinea cruris who developed EH within a fungal infection...
  81. pmc A study on tinea gladiatorum in young wrestlers and dermatophyte contamination of wrestling mats from Sari, Iran
    Mohammad T Hedayati
    Medical mycology and Parasitology Department, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Sari, Iran
    Br J Sports Med 41:332-4. 2007
    To study the prevalence of tinea gladiatorum among young wrestlers and dermatophyte contamination of wrestling mats from Sari city, the capital of Mazandaran, a northern province of Iran.
  82. ncbi Strain differentiation of Trichophyton rubrum by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA and analysis of rDNA nontranscribed spacer
    Lilian Cristiane Baeza
    Departamento de Analises Clinicas, Faculdade de Ciêlncias Farmacêuticas, UNESP, Rua Expedicionários do Brasil 1621, Araraquara, SP, CEP 14801 902, Brazil
    J Med Microbiol 55:429-36. 2006
    ..It is concluded that molecular analysis has important implications for epidemiological studies, and RAPD analysis is especially suitable for molecular typing in T. rubrum...
  83. ncbi Topical treatment of common superficial tinea infections
    Andrew Weinstein
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33101, USA
    Am Fam Physician 65:2095-102. 2002
    b>Tinea infections are superficial fungal infections caused by three species of fungi collectively known as dermatophytes...
  84. ncbi Inflammatory tinea pedis/manuum masquerading as bacterial cellulitis
    Susan M Sweeney
    Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worchester 01605, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1149-52. 2002
    b>Tinea pedis and tinea manuum in children are more common than previously recognized. Clinical presentations of dermatophyte infections may vary in children and may be difficult to diagnose.
  85. ncbi Assessment of the treatment protocol described in the guidelines for Trichophyton tonsurans infection
    Yumi Shiraki
    Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 49:27-31. 2008
    ..Infection usually provokes only a weak inflammatory response, and treatment compliance tends to be poor...
  86. ncbi Dermatophytoses in outpatients attending the Dermatology Center of Avicenna Hospital in Qazvin, Iran
    Mohammad Reza Aghamirian
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Qazvin, Iran
    Mycoses 51:155-60. 2008
    ..6%) and T. violaceum, T. schoenleinii and Microsporum canis (0.9%). The most common type of infection was tinea cruris (31.9%) affecting in particular male patients...
  87. ncbi [Trichophyton violaceum infection occurring in a nursing home]
    Hiroyuki Kakutani
    Aioi Dermatological Clinic, Yamagata, and Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 46:279-84. 2005
    ..violaceum infection seen in a nursing home are reported. A 66-year-old female (case 1) was found with tinea corporis on her face, chest and shoulder, associated with black dot ringworm...
  88. ncbi A case of Trichophyton tonsurans infection in which incubation time can be estimated
    Maho Kondo
    J Dermatol 33:156-7. 2006
  89. ncbi Dermatophytoses in monterrey, méxico
    Oliverio Welsh
    Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital Universitario José E González, Monterrey, NL, Mexico
    Mycoses 49:119-23. 2006
    ..A total of 726 tinea pedis, 613 tinea unguium, 441 tinea capitis, 395 tinea corporis and 222 tinea cruris cases were observed...
  90. ncbi Epidemiology of dermatophytic infections in Rome, Italy: a retrospective study from 2002 to 2004
    V Panasiti
    Department of Dermatology, University La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico, Rome, Italy
    Med Mycol 45:57-60. 2007
    ..For the first time we described an inversion of the T. rubrum/T. mentagrophytes ratio, the latter being more frequently encountered. We also observed the emergence of M. audouinii...
  91. ncbi [Etiological agents of dermatomycoses isolated in a hospital of Santa Fe City, Argentina]
    M E Nardin
    Sección Microbiología, Laboratorio Central, Hospital Dr J M Cullen, Avenida Freyre 2150 3000 Santa Fe, Argentina
    Rev Argent Microbiol 38:25-7. 2006
    ..Fourteen non-dermatophytic fungi (Fusarium spp. and Aspergillus spp.) were isolated, and considered emergent pathogens from superficial mycoses...
  92. doi Tinea corporis treated with a combined topical therapy containing isoconazole and a corticosteroid
    Jaco Jurgens
    General Practitioner, Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa
    Mycoses 51:37-8. 2008
  93. ncbi The man who got too close to his cows
    Shane Silver
    Department of Dermatology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 60:419-20. 2008
    ..History revealed that his cows were being treated for "ringworm". His diagnosis was confirmed by skin biopsy demonstrating fungal elements and culture yielding T. verrucosum. The farmer was successfully treated with itraconazole...
  94. ncbi Dermatophytoses in cats and humans in central Italy: epidemiological aspects
    R Iorio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche Comparate, Università di Teramo, Teramo, Italy
    Mycoses 50:491-5. 2007
    ..canis was contact with animals followed by young age. None of the variables considered was associated with positivity for T. mentagrophytes while positivity for other fungi was correlated with life in the countryside...
  95. ncbi Nail sampling in onychomycosis: comparative study of curettage from three sites of the infected nail
    Avner Shemer
    Department of Dermatology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 5:1108-11. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare results of curettage technique of nail sampling in the diagnosis of onychomycosis from three different sites of the affected nail to establish the best location of sampling...
  96. ncbi Generalized tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum in ichthyosis vulgaris
    W Hoetzenecker
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1129-31. 2007
  97. ncbi Atypical manifestations of tinea corporis
    Mirjana Ziemer
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Mycoses 50:31-5. 2007
    b>Tinea corporis classically presents as an erythematous annular plaque with a scaly, centrifugally advancing border. However, sometimes vesicles and pustules are observed...
  98. ncbi Tinea faciei: a report on four cases
    A Khaled
    Department of Dermatology, Charles Nicolle Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat 16:170-3. 2007
    Four cases of tinea faciei that were observed at the Department of Dermatology of Charles Nicolle Hospital in Tunis are reported. All patients were females, ages 54 (patient 1), 38 (patient 2), 30 (patient 3), and 50 (patient 4)...
  99. ncbi [Facial dermatophytide reaction]
    B Monteagudo Sánchez
    An Pediatr (Barc) 68:411-2. 2008
  100. doi Tinea incognito hidden under apparently treatment-resistant pemphigus foliaceus
    Emmanuella Guenova
    Acta Derm Venereol 88:276-7. 2008
  101. pmc Targeting the calcineurin pathway enhances ergosterol biosynthesis inhibitors against Trichophyton mentagrophytes in vitro and in a human skin infection model
    Chiatogu Onyewu
    Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3743-6. 2007
    ..The fluconazole-FK506 combination demonstrated the most obvious advantage over single-drug therapy by clearing conidia and protecting skin from damage at low drug concentrations...

Research Grants26

  1. A molecular toolbox for hypothesis testing in the dermatophytes
    Theodore C White; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..are pathogenic fungi responsible for a variety of skin and nail infections, including athlete's foot and tinea capitis, a common fungal infection of the head in patients in socio- economically depressed areas...
  2. FOLLOW-UP OF PATIENTS X-IRRADIATED FOR SCALP RINGWORM
    Roy Shore; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..is to evaluate the incidence of tumors of the head and neck in a population treated for ringworm of the scalp (tinea capitis) with x-rays between 1940 and 1959, as compared with a similar group who received only topical medications ..
  3. RADIATION DOSIMETRY FOR EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES
    Marilyn Stovall; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..of scoliosis; children treated for all types of cancer and benign conditions, such as lymphoid hyperplasia and tinea capitis; men treated for peptic ulcer and cancer of the testes; and patients treated by neutron beams for all ..
  4. FUNGAL PROTEIN/GLYCOPROTEIN EXPRESSION IN TINEA CAPITIS
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Worldwide, tinea capitis remains a persistent and highly infection in children with as many as 1 in 10 children at any ne time demonstrating active infection or serving as carriers of the fungus. At the applicant institution we treated 4...
  5. Evaluating Trichophyton tonsurans Carriage and Infection
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): Tinea capitis is an overwhelmingly prevalent disease in the pediatric population being estimated to occur in approximately 1 in 20 children...
  6. Repair & Prevention of DNA Damage & Breast Cancer Risk
    Roy Shore; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The polymorphisms either have not been studied previously in relation to breast cancer risk, or their contribution to risk is uncertain because of limitations in previous studies. ..
  7. JUSTA: Justice and Health for Poultry Workers
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. MECHANISM OF IL-12 INHIBITION BY CANDIDA ALBICANS
    Mahmoud Ghannoum; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Data obtained from these studies will lead to a better understanding of the complex immune response to CA infection and may identify novel prevention/treatment strategies for candidiasis. ..
  9. African American Men Prostate & Colorectal Cancer Belief
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A preliminary framework of the intervention strategy for this R01 application will be developed and evaluated as part of this project. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  11. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Differences in CAM Use Among Minority Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. RURAL ELDERS: ETHNICITY, FOOD MEANING & DIET MEASUREMENT
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These participants will complete six 24 hour diet recall interviews over a six month period, which will be used to validate the adapted Food Frequency Questionnaire and Meal Pattern Questionnaire. ..
  14. Noise, Solvents, and Hearing Loss
    Peter Rabinowitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A nested case control study will match cases of hearing loss identified in the cohort with controls by age at hire, year of hire, sex, and gender, to further explore these relationships. ..
  15. Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & Health
    Thomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  16. Casa A Campo: Pesticide Safety for Farmworkers' Families
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  17. Biology and Drug Resistance of Candida Biofilms
    Mahmoud Ghannoum; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..albicans biofilms. By studying biofilm model systems and applying this knowledge to the patient population, we will gain a wealth of data about the biology and drug resistance of C. albicans in biofilms. ..
  18. Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable Data
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
  19. In Vivo Expression of Candida Drug Resistance Genes
    THEODORE WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Azoles and Candida in AIDS-Transcriptional Regulation
    THEODORE WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Azoles and Candida in AIDS - A Whole Cell Response
    THEODORE WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  22. AIDS Related Candidiasis: Dynamic Expression of Drug Resistant Genes
    Theodore C White; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This has clinical significance, as fungi in a patient are never simply exposed to one defined set of drug/fungus conditions. ..
  23. AIDS Related Oral Candidiasis: Drugs, Sterols, and Fungal Cells
    Theodore C White; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding the interactions between azoles and fungal cells is a clinically significant issue, with the potential for improving diagnosis, treatment and prevention of fungal infections and resistance. ..