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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Candidiasis

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An inflammatory disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Candidiasis

An inflammatory disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter. The nail unit…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis

An inflammatory disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter. The nail unit…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…ist If the diagnosis of mucocutaneous candidiasis is not clear. If a systemic immunodeficiency such as chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis is suspected. For management of recurrent or recalcitrant candidiasis. For management of an underlying cutaneous…

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Candidiasis: Key Points

…nd skin sites (especially the nails and nail folds), may suggest an immunodeficiency disorder, such as chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis. The differential diagnosis of candidiasis, especially in the groin area, includes important considerations such…

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Angular Cheilitis: Treatment

…that fails to respond as expected may be a sign of a mucocutaneous malignancy. In edentulous and immunosuppressed patients, candidiasis may recur very quickly, and preventive therapy consisting of an application of a barrier ointment such as…

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Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

…nail folds of several digits KOH prep of fluid taken from an eroded fissure reveals pseudohyphae and yeast forms Diagnosis: Candidiasis (erosio interdigitalis blastomycetica and paronychia) Recommendation: Nystatin ointment b.i.d. to interdigital…

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Pruritus Ani: Overview

…ular basis. Application of an imidazole cream twice daily may be useful as empiric treatment for symptoms owing to suspected candidiasis. Topical capsaicin 0.006% may be useful in cases with a neuropathic cause. This agent will cause severe burning…

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Key Points

…11.5% of HIV-infected individuals, designating it as the fourth most common oral manifestation in this population after oral candidiasis (39.3%), melanotic hyperpigmentation (19.5%), and oral ulcers (11.8%). Other studies investigating oral…

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Treatment

…ne therapy: All patients suspected of having OHL should first be evaluated by KOH preparation to exclude a diagnosis of oral candidiasis as well as consideration of a cause for immunocompromise or immunosuppression in the affected patient. OHL and…

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Angular Cheilitis: Key Points

…fy the conditions that support microorganism overgrowth in this location. The oral cavity must also be examined, and if oral candidiasis (thrush) is present it must be treated at the same time. Angular cheilitis primarily affects the lateral oral…