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Descriptor English: Tinea
Descriptor Spanish: Tiña
Descriptor Portuguese: Tinha
Descriptor French: Teigne
Entry term(s): Dermatophytoses
Dermatophytosis
Epidermophytoses
Epidermophytosis
Infection, Trichophyton mentagrophytes
Infections, Trichophyton mentagrophytes
Ringworm
Tinea Corporis
Tineas
Trichophyton mentagrophytes Infection
Trichophyton mentagrophytes Infections
Trichophytoses
Trichophytosis
Tree number(s): C01.150.703.302.720
C01.800.200.720
C17.800.838.208.883
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014005
Scope note: Fungal infection of keratinized tissues such as hair, skin and nails. The main causative fungi include MICROSPORUM; TRICHOPHYTON; and EPIDERMOPHYTON.
Annotation: the disease ringworm: do not confuse with TAENIA, tapeworm; GEN or unspecified: prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 14391
Unique ID: D014005
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Tinea - Preferred
Concept UI M0021562
Scope note Fungal infection of keratinized tissues such as hair, skin and nails. The main causative fungi include MICROSPORUM; TRICHOPHYTON; and EPIDERMOPHYTON.
Preferred term Tinea
Entry term(s) Dermatophytoses
Dermatophytosis
Ringworm
Tineas
Trichophytosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0021563
Preferred term Trichophytosis
Entry term(s) Trichophytoses
Epidermophytosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0021561
Preferred term Epidermophytosis
Entry term(s) Epidermophytoses
Trichophyton mentagrophytes Infection - Narrower
Concept UI M000622461
Preferred term Trichophyton mentagrophytes Infection
Entry term(s) Infection, Trichophyton mentagrophytes
Infections, Trichophyton mentagrophytes
Trichophyton mentagrophytes Infections
Tinea Corporis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000680577
Preferred term Tinea Corporis



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