Monday, July 4, 2011


Dermatophytosis or ringworm, the clinical condition of fungal skin infections in humans, domestic animals such as cats and domesticated animals such as sheep and cattle vyzvano.Termin "ringworm" is misleading, since the conditions caused by fungi of various kinds, rather than parasitic chervey.Gribki, parasitic infection (dermatophytes) feed on keratin find the cause of the material in the outer layer of skin, hair and nails. These fungi grow on the skin, hot and humid, but also can survive just on the outside of the hair or in its interior. In domestic animals survived the fungus responsible for the disease in the skin and the outer surface of the hair.
It has been estimated that currently up to twenty percent of the population ringworm or tinea of ​​others can be infected. This is especially common in people who play sports, wrestling in particular. Wrestlers with ringworm may be rejected from the competition, until their skins are not contagious by the competent authorities .
Misdiagnosis and treatment of ringworm with topical steroid, the standard treatment chromophytosis may be superficially similar, resulting in tinea incognito, a condition where the fungus to grow ringworm removed without the characteristic features, such as the marked boundaries.