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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tinea Versicolor

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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

Private: Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea versicolor

…mune response may contribute to the inflammation clinically evident on the skin. KOH preparation of superficial scrapings of tinea versicolor reveals stubby hyphal forms and yeast spores, or “spaghetti/ziti and meatballs.” Clinical images Tinea

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Erythema Annulare Centrifugum: Overview

…arch for an underlying cause, specifically tinea pedis or cruris. A complete physical examination is required, especially if tinea is not found, to rule out an underlying malignancy. If tinea is found, best results are obtained with systemic therapy…

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Private: 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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Seborrheic Dermatitis: Principles of Seborrheic Dermatitis Management

…ands). In contrast, tinea capitis is common in this age group. The presence of various degrees of hair loss is suggestive of tinea capitis. A fungal culture and/or scraping should be taken to exclude tinea in this age group before using…

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Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

…atitis (such as zinc deficiency, aka acrodermatitis enteropathica) Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis Inverse psoriasis Tinea cruris Extramammary Paget’s disease Hailey-Hailey disease Seborrheic dermatitis Bowen’s disease (squamous…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatophytosis

…ustules, vesicles, and bullae. The papules, pustules, and nodules may be centered in follicles (Majocchi’s granuloma). Lesions may occur on any anatomic site, but particularly on the scalp (tinea capitis), inguinal region (tinea cruris), hands…

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Darier’s Disease: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Psoriasis, including inverse psoriasis Seborrheic dermatitis Atopic dermatitis Tinea cruris

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Hailey-Hailey Disease: Initial Evaluation

…us vulgaris or foliaceus) is strongly considered in the differential diagnosis. Hailey-Hailey disease Differential Diagnosis Tinea cruris Inverse psoriasis Pemphigus vulgaris Pemphigus foliaceus Extramammary Paget’s disease Darier’s disease Also:…

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