TINEA KORPORIS

  • Yara Egyptha Saraswati
  • IGK Darmada
  • Luh Made Mas Rusyati

Abstract

Tinea corporis is a superficial dermatophyte infection characterized by either inflammatory or non inflammatory lesion on the glabrous skin. Trichophyton rubrum is a common dermatophyte for tinea corporis. Tinea corporis occurs in both men and women, affects persons of all age group, but prevalence is highest in predolescents. Tinea corporis infections may present as an annular erythematous plaque with raised leading edge and scaling. Tinea corporis can also present in non-ringworm fashion, where it may manifest as an erythematous papule or a series of vesicles.Topical therapy is recommended for a localized infection and systemic therapy maybe indicated for tinea corporis that includes extensive skin infection immunosupression.

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Author Biographies

Yara Egyptha Saraswati

Bagian/SMF Kesehatan Kulit dan Kelamin Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Sanglah Denpasar

IGK Darmada
Bagian/SMF Kesehatan Kulit dan Kelamin Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Sanglah Denpasar
Luh Made Mas Rusyati
Bagian/SMF Kesehatan Kulit dan Kelamin Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Sanglah Denpasar
How to Cite
SARASWATI, Yara Egyptha; DARMADA, IGK; MAS RUSYATI, Luh Made. TINEA KORPORIS. E-Jurnal Medika Udayana, [S.l.], p. 1957-1970, nov. 2013. ISSN 2303-1395. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/eum/article/view/7035>. Date accessed: 17 oct. 2021.

Keywords

Tinea Corporis, Dermatophyte, Ringworm

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