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Year : 1981  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 266-268

Mycology of Cutaneous Fungal Infections in Ambajogai: a Rural Area

AS Damle1, RP Fule2, DV Kaundinya3, NK Patoria4, RY Agarkar5, RT Bagle6 
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Two hundred and eithteen cases of fungal skin infections were studied. Tinea cruris was most common (34.4%), followed by tinea corporis (23.8%) znd tinea pedis (21.6%). Tinea versicolor (8.7%) tinea manum (4.6%) tinea ungaium (3.7%) and tinea capitis (3.2%) were also seen. The male: female ratio was 4:1. The total isolates were 117. Trichophyton rubrum was the most common isolate (35%). closely followed by Epidermophyton floccosum (31.6%). Trichphyton mentagrophytes (17.9%), Malassezia furfur (13.7%) and Microsporum audouini (1.7%) were the only other isolates.


How to cite this article:
Damle A S, Fule R P, Kaundinya D V, Patoria N K, Agarkar R Y, Bagle R T. Mycology of Cutaneous Fungal Infections in Ambajogai: a Rural Area.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1981;47:266-268


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Damle A S, Fule R P, Kaundinya D V, Patoria N K, Agarkar R Y, Bagle R T. Mycology of Cutaneous Fungal Infections in Ambajogai: a Rural Area. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 1981 [cited 2019 Oct 16 ];47:266-268
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