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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tinea Versicolor

An inflammatory disease caused by the fungus Malassezia furfur, the organisms of which proliferate in a slightly thickened stratum corneum.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tinea Versicolor

An inflammatory disease caused by the fungus Malassezia furfur, the organisms of which proliferate in a slightly thickened stratum corneum. It manifests clinically as white or light brown macules that may be discrete or confluent, on the trunk…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea unguium / onychomycosis

…l arterial disease 30% of patients with dermatophytosis elsewhere also have tinea unguium Dermatophytosis commonly begins as tinea pedis before extending to the nail bed Tinea unguium, dermatophytic infection of the nails, can result in dystrophic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatophyte Infections: Initial Evaluation: Tinea Capitis and Kerion

  Initial Evaluation: Tinea Capitis and Kerion Tinea Capitis Tinea capitis is a dermatophyte infection of the scalp and hair. It can be caused by any pathogenic dermatophyte except E. floccosum and T. concentricum. The most common cause…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatophyte Infections: Treatment: Tinea Unguium / Onychomycosis

…ective alternate therapy; this is less effective for treatment of onychomycosis in children or adults. Ancillary therapy For tinea unguium of the toenails, an important goal of therapy is to prevent further spread beyond the initially involved…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatophyte Infections: Treatment: Tinea Capitis and Kerion

Treatment: Tinea Capitis and Kerion Tinea Capitis Initial Therapy Griseofulvin (ultramicrosized, such as Gris-PEG) 10-15 mg/kg/day is the treatment of choice. For children unable to swallow capsules, the pills are crushed and put in food. Therapy…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatophyte Infections: Key Points

…Trichophyton genus, as well as Epidermophyton and Microsporum. Tinea pedis (dermatophyte infection of the skin of the feet), tinea unguium (dermatophyte infection of the nail), tinea capitis (dermatophyte infection of the scalp), and tinea corporis…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Clinical Cases

…nfection appears to be cleared, and new hair growth is noted in the area of prior infection. The KOH exam is negative Case 3 Tinea versicolor 18-year-old male athlete who gets recurrent erythematous slightly scaly patches on the trunk every spring…

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