Tinea capitis Archive

Microbiology of Dermatophytes

Dermatophytosis: Tinea or ringworm (dermatophytoses) are defined as cutaneous fungal infections of keratinized tissues (hair, nail, skin,etc.) by a group of related mould fungi called dermatophytes. Skin acts as a barrier to fungal infection. The fatty acid content and acid pH of skin, ciliary ...Read More