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Incidence of dermatophytosis of the penis and scrotum
S Nitin Vora
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Vora S N, Mukhopadhyay A. Incidence of dermatophytosis of the penis and scrotum. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1994;60:89-91
AbstractClinical presence of dermatophytosis of the penis and scrotum has been studied in 256 patients with dermatophytosis elsewhere in the body. 54 patients showed the dermatophytosis of the penis and / or scrotum in total. Of these 9 patients had only tinea penis. 10 had only scrotal involvement while 24 had both. All the 54 patients had tinea cruris. Maximum (70.37%) patients belonged to 21-40 years age group among those who had dermatophytosis of the penis and / or scrotum. Trichophyton spp. was the commonest dermatophyte found on culture. Wives of the patients were free from any clinical sign or symptoms of the involvement of the genitalia.