PubMed | Dr Sampurnanad Medical College
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology | Year: 2010
Clinico-mycological study of 250 cases of dermatophytoses was undertaken in a desert district of Western Rajasthan. Incidence of dermatophytoses in this area was 8.60% with tinea cruris (34.4%) as the major clinical type followed by tinea corporis (24.0%) Incidence of tinea capitis was 16.8% and 90% of those affected were in the age group of 0-10 years. Male preponderance was observed (M:F=2:1). There were 15 cases of tinea faciei (6%), majority belonging to 0-10 years age group. Trichophyton violaceumwas isolated In majority (55.76%) from all clinical types followed by Trichophyton rubrum(42.3%).