Common other terms based on location:
These are scaly, round, sharply demarcated lesions with raised peripheral borders and central clearing. They commonly are itchy. Based on the location they can appear on the body-Tinea Corporis, scalp-Tinea Capitis, feet-Tinea Pedis or groin-Tinea Cruris to name a few locations. All ages can be affected. Sources of infection can arise from another human, the soil or animals.
Treatment can consist of topical antifungal agents such as:
Resistant, widespread or deeper fungal infections are treated with oral or systemic antifungals such as:
Along with topical agents.