The approach of Lithosia to the genus Yponomeuta, in tinea, scarcely need be pointed out.
The late Dr. Masters attributed the mischief to the work of the larva of a small moth (tinea curtisella).
One would imagine the moth to be an enemy of no consequence, but the wax-moth (tinea mellonella) is a most formidable enemy.
tinea Favosa, or favus, is a contagious and a very stubborn disease of the skin, caused by the fungus Achorion Schoenleinii.
It is not infectious, nor liable to swell the lymphatics in its vicinity like the tinea.
tinea sycosis yields in most instances in the course of several weeks or a few months.
The skin disease Pityriasis (tinea) versicolor was shown to be due to the Microsporon furfur by Eichstedt in 1846.
The most obstinate of all the eruptions incident to children are, the tinea capitis, or scabbed head, and chilblains.
In tinea sycosis, or ringworm sycosis, the history of the case is different.
Milk-crust is a milder disease than tinea, affecting the face as well as the hairy scalp of very young children.
late 14c., "ringworm," from Latin tinea "a gnawing worm, moth, bookworm;" from 1650s as a type of moth.
tinea tin·e·a (tĭn'ē-ə)
Any of various fungal skin infections caused chiefly by species of the genera Microsporum, Trichophyton, andEpidermophyton.