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Dermatophytoses, also referred to as tinea or ringworm, is a fungal infection of keratinized tissues (skin, hair, nails) caused by Trichophyton, Microsporum and Epidermophyton dermatophytes. It presents clinically as an erythematous, scaly, pruritic rash with a well-defined border. Diagnostic errors are not uncommon with this condition. It can have a close resemblance to lesions of another etiology (e.g. psoriasis, discoid eczema) or present atypically due to the prior use of topical steroidfatcat:z6pvtcyjyrecfewvvivim6d46y