To Assess Clinical Profile of Patients with Dermatophytosis Infection

Authors

  • Balkrishna Pralhadrao Nikam1 , Dhanraj D Chavan2 , Nischhal Shrivastava2, Namita Narkhede1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1362

Keywords:

Dermatophytosis, Skin, Geographical

Abstract

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,

  1. 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.

Author Biography

Balkrishna Pralhadrao Nikam1 , Dhanraj D Chavan2 , Nischhal Shrivastava2, Namita Narkhede1

1 Assistant Professor, 2PG Resident, Department of Dermatology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences

Deemed to be University, Karad

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Balkrishna Pralhadrao Nikam1 , Dhanraj D Chavan2 , Nischhal Shrivastava2, Namita Narkhede1. (2020). To Assess Clinical Profile of Patients with Dermatophytosis Infection. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 28-31. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1362

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