oa South African Family Practice - Four common infectious skin conditions : tinea corporis, pityriasis versicolor, scabies, larva migrans : review article

Volume 46, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Four dermatological conditions, all with well-established pathogens, will be discussed in this article: tinea corporis (dermatophytic infection), pityriasis versicolor (an asymptomatic infection) caused by the yeast <i>(Pityrosporon orbiculare)&lt;/i&gt; and two parasitic infestations, scabies and larva migrans.

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