Tinea Inkognito – Diagnosis dan Tata Laksana


  • Alvina Rusmayuni Dokter Umum
  • Limyanti Dwi Vicaria Alumna Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia




Dermatophytosis, steroid misuses, tinea incognito


Misuses of high potency steroids which are easily accessible without doctor’s prescription and without any fungal examination, may cause tinea incognito. The term tinea incognito refers to dermatophytoses that have lost their classic clinical appearance; it may lead to misdiagnosis. Tinea incognito may imitate other dermatological diagnoses with polymorphic manifestations, including well-circumscribed round or oval lesion, vesicles and scales. Treatment requires cessation of all steroid use and effective antifungal treatment. Alvina Ulfah Rusmayuni, Limyanti Dwi


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How to Cite

Rusmayuni, A., & Dwi Vicaria, L. (2024). Tinea Inkognito – Diagnosis dan Tata Laksana. Cermin Dunia Kedokteran, 51(2), 82–85. https://doi.org/10.55175/cdk.v51i2.933