tinea imbricata

[ ĭm′brĭ-kātə ]

n.

An eruption of concentric rings of overlapping scales that form papulosquamous patches on the skin, caused by the fungus Trichophyton concentricum.

Nearby words

  1. tinea,
  2. tinea barbae,
  3. tinea capitis,
  4. tinea corporis,
  5. tinea cruris,
  6. tinea kerion,
  7. tinea pedis,
  8. tinea sycosis,
  9. tinea unguium,
  10. tinea versicolor


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