Wednesday, June 20, 2018

tinea -

Tinea is a skin disease caused by dermatophytes, a skin fungus group consisting of three species, Microsporum, Trichophyton, and Epidermophyton. This skin disorder is also called ringworn in the form of spots, rounded firmly, consisting of eritem, in the middle of scaly and on the edges with small papules, sometimes accompanied by small vesicles covered with scabs. Tinea is identified according to the location of Tinea infection in the body. Here are the Tinea types:

  1. Tinea Pedis and Tinea Manuum is Tinea on the feet and skin;
  2. Onychomycosis is Tinea on the nail;
  3. Tinea Corporis is Tinea on the bald head;
  4. Tinea Crusis is Tinea in the groin or groin.

Tinea causes hair abnormalities, which make hair less shiny, brittle, and not thick, crumbly, and on the surface there are valleys and indentations. The types of Tinea according to the cause are distinguished by the breeding of the type of fungus that causes it, thus used the name: microspore, epidermofiti, and trichofiti. Tinea is caused by humid air, innate family, impaired immune system. Tinea infection spreads through humans to humans, animals to humans especially cats and dogs.