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Common Fungal Diseases of Skin

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Dhobi itch is:(AIIMS Nov 2012)



A Tinea versicolor
B Tinea capitis

C Tinea barbae
D Tinea cruris

Ans. D
Tinea cruris

Tinea cruris is also known as jock itch ot dhobi itch and is a fungal infection of the groin. It is caused by species of Trichophyton or Epidermophyton floccosum. It is most common in the tropics and among males.

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