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

…inence. 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. Subsequen…

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Candidiasis: Key Points

…etica) or paronychia, respectively. The presence of widespread candidiasis, involving mucosal and skin sites (especially the nails and nail folds), may suggest an immunodeficiency disorder, such as chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis. The differential…

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Angular Cheilitis: Treatment

…ng 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 applicat…

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Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 18-year-old healthy female Obese body habitus Presents for evaluation and management of long-standing “rash” underneath bilateral groin folds and infra-abdominal pannus Rash slightly tender to touch Initial…

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Pruritus Ani: Overview

Overview In the absence of a primary cutaneous disorder, pruritus aniis thought to have two probable causes. One is irritation from rectal mucus and fecal material. The other is nerve impingement in the sacral region causing neuropathic itch. Rarely…

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Key Points

Key Points OHL is caused by infection with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), and usually presents as corrugated white plaques of the lateral tongue. OHL is a clinical manifestation of immunosuppression and classically presents in the setting of HIV infecti…

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Treatment

…be 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 patien…