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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Myiasis: Overview

…erica and Africa. The clinical lesions resemble an abscess or furuncle, hence the name “furunculoid myiasis.” Doppler ultrasound can be used to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment Initial Steps Early recognition is important. A firm papule w…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea capitis

Therapy: Tinea capitis Tinea capitis is superficial fungal infection of the scalp and hair It is mainly caused by any pathogenic dermatophyte except E. floccosum and T. concentricum The most common cause worldwide is M. canis, whereas in the USA it…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…ulgaris. An abscess centered in an infundibulum is known as a furuncle (Fig. 3.2A), it being caused in most instances by Staphylococcus aureus. A carbuncle represents confluence of furuncles (Fig. 3.2B). Abscesses of noninfectious nature are seen his…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

…p, e.g., into the subcutaneous fat, the condition is termed a furuncle. When furuncles connect with one another, the lesion that results is called a carbuncle. Although specialized stains for bacteria do not usually resolve the issue of infectious ca…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Study By Disease

…uppurative folliculitis (Quiz #814) Suppurative folliculitis (furuncle) (Quiz #812) Suppurative infundibulitis (Quiz #665) Suppurative infundibulitis in a patient with Crohn’s disease (Quiz #897) Suppurative infundibulitis of undetermined cause…