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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Candidiasis

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An inflammatory disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Candidiasis

An inflammatory disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter. The nail unit may…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis

An inflammatory disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter. The nail unit may…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…nence. Look for associated yeast vaginitis in cases of vulvar candidiasis in women. Suspect GI tract overgrowth in cases of perianal candidiasis. Add oral nystatin 500,000 U q.i.d. for one week. Evaluate the patient for diabetes mellitus. Subsequent…

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Candidiasis: Key Points

Key Points Candidiasis typically affects mucosal sites and moist and/or occluded areas of skin: groin, axilla, inframammary, infra-abdominal pannus, glans penis (in uncircumcised males), and orogenital mucosal sites. Predisposing factors include obe…

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Angular Cheilitis: Treatment

…g maceration of affected sites. Treatment of concomitant oral candidiasis, when present, is also necessary. Infants: Oral candidiasis (thrush) is almost always present. Treatment is with oral nystatin suspension (100,000 U/ml) q.i.d., plus applicatio…

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Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

…oofed pustule reveals pseudohyphae and yeast forms Diagnosis: Candidiasis Recommendation: clotrimazole 1% cream b.i.d. to affected areas Skin care reviewed: recommended to keep skin dry by toweling completely after bathing and drying skin fully with…

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Pruritus Ani: Overview

…e useful as empiric treatment for symptoms owing to suspected candidiasis. Topical capsaicin 0.006% may be useful in cases with a neuropathic cause. This agent will cause severe burning in up to one third of patients and therefore may not be tolerate…

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Key Points

…most common oral manifestation in this population after oral candidiasis (39.3%), melanotic hyperpigmentation (19.5%), and oral ulcers (11.8%). Other studies investigating oral manifestations in this population have determined a lower prevalence in…

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Treatment

…e evaluated by KOH preparation to exclude a diagnosis of oral candidiasis as well as consideration of a cause for immunocompromise or immunosuppression in the affected patient. OHL and oral candidiasis may also occur concurrently in any given patient…