Superficial Mycoses in Simla
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Sharma N L, Gupta M L, Sharma R C, Singh P, Gupta N. Superficial Mycoses in Simla. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1983;49:266-269
AbstractA clinico-mycological study of 114 cases of dermatophytosis is presented.Tinea pedis 38.6%) is the commonest clinical type found in this region. A relatively high prevalence of tinea unguium (23.7%) was', observed. T rubrum was the commonest isolate (46.2%). An unusual finding was the isolation of T.Schoenleni in four cases of tinea pedis. The factors responsiblefor high prevalence of tinea pedis and tinea unguium are discussed.