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Tinea corporis/tinea cruris

Tinea corporis/tinea cruris is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • Tinea corporis and tinea cruris are fungal infections of the stratum corneum and terminal hair shaft caused by certain species of dermatophytes (genera Epidermophyton, Microsporum, Trichophyton).
    • Trichophyton rubrum  
    • T. mentagrophytes  
    • T. tonsurans  
    • T. violaceum (Africa, India)
    • Microsporum canis 
    • Epidermophyton floccosum 

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Last updated: August 3, 2016

Citation

Hoffmann, Christopher J. "Tinea Corporis/tinea Cruris." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2016. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540551/all/Tinea_corporis_tinea_cruris.
Hoffmann CJ. Tinea corporis/tinea cruris. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540551/all/Tinea_corporis_tinea_cruris. Accessed May 24, 2019.
Hoffmann, C. J. (2016). Tinea corporis/tinea cruris. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540551/all/Tinea_corporis_tinea_cruris
Hoffmann CJ. Tinea Corporis/tinea Cruris [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2016. [cited 2019 May 24]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540551/all/Tinea_corporis_tinea_cruris.
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