Background: Dermatophytosis is a superficial infection caused by a group of fungi, dermatophytes. The present study was conducted to determine dermatophytosis infection in study population. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 140 patients of both genders. In all patients, general examination, systemic examination, and thorough dermatological examination were done. Blood sugar, retrovirus screening, fungus scraping and fungal culture were done. A histopathological examination with H and E stain and special stain was done. Results: Out of 140 patients, males were 80 and females were 60. Type was T. corporis in 35, T, cruris in 19, T, manuum in 5, T. unguium in 22, T. Faceii in 25, T. capitis in 14 and T. pedis in 20. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Authors found that dermatophytosis is common in adult population. Most common was T. corporis T, cruris, T, manuum, T. unguium, T. Faceii, T. capitis and T. pedis.
Key words: Dermatophytosis, Stain, Tinea manuum.
Received: 16 March, 2019 Revised: 10 July 2019 Accepted: 12 July 2019
Corresponding Author: Dr. Kshama Talwar, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Hind Institute of Medical Sciences Safedabad Barabanki U.P., India
This article may be cited as: Talwar A, Talwar K. To Determine Dermatophytosis infection in study population. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(8): 27-30.