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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatophytosis

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An inflammatory process caused by superficial fungi, i.e., fungi situated superficially in the cornified layer and in other cornified structures, and expressed clinically as smooth-surfaced papules, scaly papules, scaly plaques, nodules, pustules, vesicles, and bullae.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatophytosis

An inflammatory process caused by superficial fungi, i.e., fungi situated superficially in the cornified layer and in other cornified structures, and expressed clinically as smooth-surfaced papules, scaly papules, scaly plaques, nodules, pustules,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea unguium / onychomycosis

…o 48% incidence by age 70 Higher rates associated with males, age, smoking, peripheral arterial disease 30% of patients with dermatophytosis elsewhere also have tinea unguium Dermatophytosis commonly begins as tinea pedis before extending to the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: References

References Shear NH (2008) Review: oral antifungal therapy has low risk for adverse events in superficial dermatophytosis and onychomycosis. ACP J Club 148(1):14. Gupta AK, Cooper EA, Bowen JE (2008) Meta-analysis: griseofulvin efficacy in the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Urticaria Tinea/Dermatophytosis Psoriasis Lupus (subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus)

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Treatment

…r lesion on the hand as GA with corticosteroids leads to worsening or the development of pustules, consider reevaluating for dermatophytosis as use of steroids on the skin can worsen tinea infestations. Atypical forms of GA may occur in the setting…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatophytosis

An inflammatory process caused by superficial fungi, i.e., fungi situated superficially in the cornified layer and in other cornified structures, and expressed clinically as smooth-surfaced papules, scaly papules, scaly plaques, nodules, pustules,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatophytosis (including tinea nigra)

An inflammatory process caused by superficial fungi, i.e., fungi situated superficially in the cornified layer and in other cornified structures, and expressed clinically as smooth-surfaced papules, scaly papules, scaly plaques, nodules, pustules,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…r dermatitis, surface epidermal + 10.22.3B: Hyphae at the interface of corneocytes in basket-weave array and parakeratosis = Dermatophytosis Two clues to dermatophytosis are found in these photomicrographs, namely, neutrophils in the epidermis and a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…blister, and marked edema of the papillary dermis = Bullous pemphigoid/Herpes gestationis + Hyphae in the stratum corneum = Dermatophytosis + Mites, parts of them, their progeny, or their excreta in the stratum corneum = Scabies + Collections of…

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