noun (plural dermatomycoses /ˌdəːmətə(ʊ)mʌɪˈkəʊsiːz/)[mass noun]
A fungal infection of the skin, especially by a dermatophyte.
- With some pertinent exceptions, dermatomycosis is typically confined to the superficial keratinized tissue and, thus, can often be treated with topical antifungal medications.
- All clinical specimens from cats and dogs with skin disease, suggesting dermatomycoses were included.
- The efficacy of unspecific and specific immune responses decides on the development of dermatomycoses in domestic animals.
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