Dermatophytosis in animals: an overview

Subha Ganguly, Vijay Sharma


Dermatophytosis or ringworm is a fungal infection which causes superficial infection on the animal skin. The lesions are circular in nature resembling a rash which become itchy and develop erythema. It remains covered by a scaly scab. Generally the lesions are evident with loss of fur or hair in that portion of the skin. Clinical signs and symptoms starts within 4 – 14 days after exposure. Different regions on the skin may become infected.


Animal, Dermatophytosis, Fungus

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