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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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatophytosis

…e 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 (tinea manum), feet (tinea

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Malassezia Infections: Treatment

…weeks Systemic: 1 week Malassezia folliculitis Topical azole or systemic fluconazole or itraconazole 1-3 weeks Pityriasis (“Tinea”) Versicolor Initial therapy Selenium sulfide shampoo (2%) is the most economical therapy and many treatment schedules…

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Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…e lower limbs. A number of rare presentations of GA have been described. The differential diagnosis of GA typically includes tinea infection (which often presents with annular lesions on the dorsal hands as well, although tinea tends to have scale,…

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Granuloma Annulare: Treatment

…(such as inflammatory arthritis or connective tissue disease). Annular lesions on the hand are often initially diagnosed as tinea/dermatophyte infection before being recognized as GA. However, if treating an annular lesion on the hand as GA with…

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