Tinea is a contagious skin infection that is caused by different types of fungi. Tinea fungal infection can affect many different parts of the body like the scalp, foot, groin, etc. Tinea is also most commonly known as ringworm, due to the distinctive red, ring-shaped sores that are caused on the body. The name ringworm is solely due to the appearance of the fungal infection and the spread of the disease does not involve worms of any kind. Some of the most common types of tinea depending on the part of the body they affect are tinea pedis or athlete’s foot between the toes, tinea cruris, or jock itch in the groin and inner thighs.
Tinea Versicolor or Pityriasis Versicolor is another type of fungal infection which occurs on the neck, shoulder, upper back, and chest. It is usually asymptomatic and clinically seen as dark or light-colored patches on the affected area. This is non-contagious.
Tinea, ringworm, dermatophytosis or dermatophyte infection is a fungal infection of the skin.
The lesion resembles a ring-shaped worm.
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