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Year : 1982  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 254--259

Dermatophytoses in Davangere

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A clwco- mycological study of 130 cases of dermatophytoses undertaken during a period of I year is reported. The age and sex incidence, the clinical varieties. land the seasonal variations are analysed. The infection was predominantly seen in the age group of 11-50 years. Men were more commonly affected. Tinea glabrosa (89.249o) was the commonest clinical type encountered, followed by tinea capitis (6.93%). AR the cases were positive by direct microscopic examination and the different species of dermatophytes isolated from 66 out of 130 patients by culture, are analysed. Trichophyton rubrum was the predominant species (81.820/o) isolated and the other species isolated were E.floccosum (9.09%). T violaceum (4.54%), M. audouini (3.03%) and T.mantagrophytes (1.51%).


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