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Key Points The term tinea refers to superficial dermatophytic infection of the skin, hair, and/or nails, usually by Trichophyton genus. Tinea pedis and tinea manuum are the most common dermatophytoses. Topical antifungal creams are typical treatment of localized superficial disease, with the exception of tinea capitis (superficial fungal infection of the scalp) and onychomycosis (fungal […]