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Clinical and Laboratory Investigations
Mycology of Cutaneous Fungal Infections in Ambajogai: a Rural Area
AS Damle, RP Fule, DV Kaundinya, NK Patoria, RY Agarkar, RT Bagle
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Damle A S, Fule R P, Kaundinya D V, Patoria N K, Agarkar R Y, Bagle R T. Mycology of Cutaneous Fungal Infections in Ambajogai: a Rural Area. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1981;47:266-268
Copyright: (C)1981 Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology
AbstractTwo hundred and eithteen cases of fungal skin infections were studied. Tinea cruris was most common (34.4%), followed by tinea corporis (23.8%) znd tinea pedis (21.6%). Tinea versicolor (8.7%) tinea manum (4.6%) tinea ungaium (3.7%) and tinea capitis (3.2%) were also seen. The male: female ratio was 4:1. The total isolates were 117. Trichophyton rubrum was the most common isolate (35%). closely followed by Epidermophyton floccosum (31.6%). Trichphyton mentagrophytes (17.9%), Malassezia furfur (13.7%) and Microsporum audouini (1.7%) were the only other isolates.