SKIN DISEASES DUE TO FUNGI
External Mycoses or Dermatomycoses—
Trichomycosis Axillaris Flava, Rubra and Nigra, Tricho-Aspergillosis, Cryptococcosis Epidermica, Intertrigo Saccharomycetica, Furunculosis Cryptococcica, Blastomycosis Cutis, Tinea Flava, Tinea Nigra, Dhobie Itch (Tinea Cruris), Mycotic Pruritus Ani, Tinea Imbricata (Tokelau), Pinta, Accladiosis.I shall deal briefly with the subject of dermatomycoses, or skin diseases due to fungi.Skin diseases of fungal origin may be separated into two large groups:
The subject is large, so I will limit myself to a brief discussion of a few of the lesser known conditions of both types in the investigation of which I happened to take part.
Mycotic diseases of the hair—trichomycoses.
Mycotic diseases of the skin proper—dermatomycoses, sensu stricto.
TRICHOMYCOSIS AXILLARIS FLAVA, RUBRA AND NIGRA
Trichomycosis axillaris has been imperfectly known for years under the term lepothrix, but the various clinical types were not differentiated, and nothing definite was known of the