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Common Fungal Diseases of Skin

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Ringworm infection affects: (AIIMS May 2014)



A Papillary layer

B Dermis

C Stratum corneum

D Prickle cell layer of epidermis

Ans. C
Stratum corneum

The characteristic feature of ringworm group of fungi is their ability to "invade" keratinized structures without being able to penetrate the deeper living cells. The diseases caused by them are therefore limited to keratinized hair, nail plates and the horny layer (stratum corneum) of the epidermis.

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