| ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION
|Year : 1987 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 217--218
Dermatophytosis in and Around Manipal
Parimala Prasad, PG Shivananda, CR Srinivas, K Subbannayya, R.P.C Naik
Of the hundred cases clinically Diagnosed as dermatophytosis, -fungal elements were demonstrated by KOH Preparation in 52 cases and was isolated by culture in 42 cases. The most common age group involved was between 21 to 30 years. Crural region involvement was the most common among males, whereas waist involvement was more common among females. Trichophyton mentagrophytes (46.90%) and T. rubrum (31.9%) were isolated in most cases.
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