To Assess Clinical Profile of Patients with Dermatophytosis Infection
Keywords:Dermatophytosis, Skin, Geographical
Background: The distribution of dermatophyte infections and their causative agents varies with geographical
region. The present study was conducted to assess clinical profile of patients with dermatophytosis infection.
Materials & Method: The present study was conducted on 86 patients of both genders. In all patients, a
through clinical examination was performed. The skin specimen was taken for histopathological examination.
Results: Out of 86 patients, males were 34 and females were 52. Type was T. corporis in 24, T. cruris in 14,
- manuum in 2, T. unguium in 13, T. Faceii in 12, T. capitis in 11 and T. pedis in 10. The difference was
significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Dermatophytosis is common in skin disorder seen all age groups especially adults. Most
common was T. corporis followed by T. cruris and T. manuum.