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Topical antifungal treatments for tinea cruris and tinea corporis

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
twitter
27 tweeters
facebook
8 Facebook pages
wikipedia
7 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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Readers on

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351 Mendeley
Title
Topical antifungal treatments for tinea cruris and tinea corporis
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009992.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Magdy El-Gohary, Esther J van Zuuren, Zbys Fedorowicz, Hana Burgess, Liz Doney, Beth Stuart, Michael Moore, Paul Little

Abstract

Tinea infections are fungal infections of the skin caused by dermatophytes. It is estimated that 10% to 20% of the world population is affected by fungal skin infections. Sites of infection vary according to geographical location, the organism involved, and environmental and cultural differences. Both tinea corporis, also referred to as 'ringworm' and tinea cruris or 'jock itch' are conditions frequently seen by primary care doctors and dermatologists. The diagnosis can be made on clinical appearance and can be confirmed by microscopy or culture. A wide range of topical antifungal drugs are used to treat these superficial dermatomycoses, but it is unclear which are the most effective.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Nigeria 1 <1%
Unknown 348 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 62 18%
Student > Bachelor 50 14%
Researcher 32 9%
Student > Postgraduate 29 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 24 7%
Other 71 20%
Unknown 83 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 133 38%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 28 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 27 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 15 4%
Social Sciences 13 4%
Other 45 13%
Unknown 90 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 35. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 20 October 2021.
All research outputs
#915,913
of 21,730,136 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,059
of 12,108 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#9,909
of 208,911 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#29
of 214 outputs
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