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Tinea (Ringworm) Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Ringworm; Epidermophytoses; Tineas; Trichophytoses; Epidermophytosis Show All >>

Networked: 693 relevant articles (85 outcomes, 83 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Tinea

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. terbinafine (Lamisil) : 25 outcomes 18 studies in 68 results : FDA 27 Generic
  2. Itraconazole (Sporanox) : 10 outcomes 8 studies in 44 results : FDA 6 Generic
  3. Griseofulvin (Grifulvin V) : 8 outcomes 8 studies in 121 results : FDA 11 Generic
  4. Fluconazole (Zonal) : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 21 results : FDA 41 Generic
  5. Clotrimazole (Lotrimin) : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 19 results : FDA 37 Generic
  6. sertaconazole : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 7 results : FDA 1
  7. butenafine (Mentax) : 5 outcomes 9 studies in 17 results : FDA 4
  8. naftifine (naftifine hydrochloride) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 7 results : FDA 2
  9. Ketoconazole (Nizoral) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 16 results : FDA 20 Generic
  10. imidazole : 3 outcomes 1 study in 7 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Tinea

  1. Tinea Pedis (Athlete's Foot)
  2. Infection
  3. Tinea Versicolor
  4. Tinea Capitis
  5. Onychomycosis (Tinea Unguium)
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Key Therapies for Tinea

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  1. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome 1 study in 10 results
  2. Withholding Treatment : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. First Aid (Aids, First) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. X-Ray Therapy : 2 studies in 6 results
  5. Hair Removal (Depilation) : 1 study in 20 results
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