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Tinea Favosa

definition

A general term describing various dermatophytoses. Specific types include TINEA CAPITIS (ringworm of the scalp), TINEA FAVOSA (of scalp and skin), TINEA PEDIS (athlete's foot), and tinea unguium (see ONYCHOMYCOSIS, ringworm of the nails). (Dorland, 27th ed)

synonyms

Tinea Favosa, Favus, Ringworm

UMLS

Favus, Favus capitis, Favus, capitis, Tinea Favosa

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