| CLINICAL AND LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS
|Year : 1983 | Volume
| Issue : 6 | Page : 266--269
Superficial Mycoses in Simla
NL Sharma, ML Gupta, RC Sharma, Prem Singh, Neelam Gupta
A clinico-mycological study of 114 cases of dermatophytosis is presented.Tinea pedis 38.6%) is the commonest clinical type found in this region. A relatively high prevalence of tinea unguium (23.7%) was', observed. T rubrum was the commonest isolate (46.2%). An unusual finding was the isolation of T.Schoenleni in four cases of tinea pedis. The factors responsiblefor high prevalence of tinea pedis and tinea unguium are discussed.
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