Tinea imbricata

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Tinea imbricata
Tinea imbricata
Classification and external resources
Specialty Infectious disease
ICD-10 B35.5
ICD-9-CM 110.5

Tinea imbricata (also known as "Tokelau"[1]) is a superficial fungal infection of the skin limited to southwest Polynesia, Melanesia, Southeast Asia, India, and Central America.[1]:303[2]

It is associated with Trichophyton concentricum.[3]

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  1. ^ a b James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 285. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  3. ^ Bonifaz A, Archer-Dubon C, Saúl A (July 2004). "Tinea imbricata or Tokelau". Int. J. Dermatol. 43 (7): 506–10. doi:10.1111/j.1365-4632.2004.02171.x. PMID 15230889.