Fungal skin infections

Karl Clebak, Lynn Weaver

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Abstract

Tinea corporis, or "ringworm," is the term used for a dermatophyte infection of the glabrous skin trunk, legs or arms. Tinea cruris, or "jock itch," is the term used for dermatophyte infection of the groin, thighs, or perineal region. Tinea pedis, or "athlete's foot" is the term used for dermatophyte infection of the feet.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssential Evidence Plus
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
StatePublished - Oct 24 2019

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Clebak, K., & Weaver, L. (2019). Fungal skin infections. In Essential Evidence Plus John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. https://www.essentialevidenceplus.com/content/eee/734