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Author Siddappa, K. ♦ Mahipal, O. A.
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Content type Text
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2017-11-07
Copyright Year ©1982
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) RL1-803
Subject Keyword Medicine ♦ Dermatology
Abstract A clwco- mycological study of 130 cases of dermatophytoses undertaken during a period of I year is reported. The age and sex incidence, the clinical varieties. land the seasonal variations are analysed. The infection was predominantly seen in the age group of 11-50 years. Men were more commonly affected. Tinea glabrosa (89.249o) was the commonest clinical type encountered, followed by tinea capitis (6.93%). AR the cases were positive by direct microscopic examination and the different species of dermatophytes isolated from 66 out of 130 patients by culture, are analysed. Trichophyton rubrum was the predominant species (81.820/o) isolated and the other species isolated were E.floccosum (9.09%). T violaceum (4.54%), M. audouini (3.03%) and T.mantagrophytes (1.51%).
ISSN 03786323
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1982-01-01
e-ISSN 03786323
Journal Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Volume Number 48
Issue Number 5
Page Count 5
Starting Page 254
Ending Page 259


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