Definition of Tinea cruris

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Tinea cruris: A superficial fungus infection of the crotch and perineum known popularly as jock itch. Good general hygiene helps prevent it, as does keeping the area clean and dry . Laundering underwear and athletic supporters frequently also helps, as do an antifungal or drying powder after bathing.


Ringworm is caused by a fungus. See Answer

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