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Athletes Foot - Epidermophyton
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Athletes Foot - Epidermophyton

This photomicrograph reveals a number of macroconidia of the dermatophytic fungus Epidermophyton floccosum. Epidermophyton floccosum is known to be a cause of dermatophytosis leading to tinea corporis (ringworm), tinea cruris (jock itch), tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), and onychomycosis or tinea unguium, a fungal infection of the nail bed.

Fungi, Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases, Fungal Diseases, Tinea

Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Athletes Foot Pictures from CDC or Ringworm Pictures from CDC


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