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Common Fungal Diseases of Skin

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17 out of 28
 

"Black dot" ring worm is caused by: (AIIMS May 2012)



A Microsporum
B Epidermophyton

C Candida
D Trichophyton

Ans. D
Trichophyton

In endothrix, a Trichophyton infection, the hair shaft breaks off at the skin surface, leaving the hairs visible as black dots in the scalp.

Extra Edge:

Epidermophyton involves ---------- skin + nai

Microsporum involves ---------- head + skin

Trichophyton involves ---------- head + skin + nails

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