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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Malassezia Infections: References

References Hu SW, Bigby M. (2010). Pityriasis versicolor: a systematic review of interventions. Arch Dermatol, Oct;146(10):1132-40. Zhang AY, Camp WL, Elewski BE. (2007). Advances in topical and systemic antifungals. Dermatol Clin,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dandruff a Disease?

…which is pityriasis versicolor. Malassezia yeasts are also thought to be associated with seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff and Malassezia folliculitis.” Hort W, Niles M, Mayser P. [Malassezia yeasts and their significance in dermatology.]…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pityrosporum Folliculitis and Demodectic Folliculitis?

…perficial pustules are present on the chest and back. They appear to be a modification of an acneiform eruption, except that Malassezia yeast forms can easily be demonstrated on Gram’s stains of the pus.” Elgart ML, Warren NG. The…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Tinea versicolor

…spores. Wood’s light examination elicits yellow fluorescence of lesions. Cause and mechanism The cause is infection by Malassezia furfur (Pityrosporum orbiculare). Comment The density of infiltrates of lymphocytes around venules of the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…r may be thickened, but its basket-weave configuration tends to be preserved. That circumstance enables hyphae and spores of Malassezia furfur to be spotted easily. 10.105.2A: Perivascular dermatitis, lymphocytic + 10.105.2B: Short hyphae and spores…

Uncommon presentations of tinea versicolor

Uncommon presentations of tinea versicolor

…1% in dry and temperate climates to 50% in the tropics [4]. The implicated pathogens are dimorphic saprophytes of the genus Malassezia (formerly Pityrosporum) currently comprising twelve known species, of which M. globosa, M. sympodialis, and M….

Effect of itraconazole on the quality of life in patients with moderate to severe seborrheic dermatitis: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Effect of itraconazole on the quality of life in patients with moderate to severe seborrheic dermatitis: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial

…ough it is associated with genetic, environmental, and general health factors. Other important pathogenic factor seems to be Malassezia colonization. Its role could be supported by the positive correlation between yeast density on the skin and the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…e thickened but still maintain its basket-weave character are the infectious diseases tinea versicolor (caused by the fungus Malassezia furfur) and verruca plana (caused by a papillomavirus). Compact orthokeratosis [L. compactus (packed closely…