Search Results for: candidiasis

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Clinical Cases

…ques without underlying erythema or edema No evidence of oral candidiasis on exam – KOH preparation is negative Topical tretinoin cream b.i.d. to affected areas Referral to HIV primary care for evaluation and consideration of restart of anti-retrovir…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Treatment

…ids for prolonged periods in the mouth can predispose to oral candidiasis. Long-term use of local steroids can lead to systemic absorption when applied to the mucosa, particularly when the surface is ulcerated. Any oral mucosal ulcer which fails to h…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Clinical Case

…edical history notable for HIV infection with history of oral candidiasis and pneumocystis pneumonia at CD4 nadir of 44. Now with CD4+ T lymphocyte count of 267, on antiretroviral medications Presents for management of slightly tender nodules on bila…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory 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 may…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory 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 may…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…: Pseudohyphae in the cornified layer + 10.12.1C + 10.12.1D = Candidiasis One of many manifestations of candidiasis is intraepidermal pustules shown here. Acantholytic cells are a finding expected in intraepidermal pustules, both those in surface and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…eum = Dermatophytosis + Pseudohyphae in the stratum corneum = Candidiasis + Mitotic figures above the basal layer and dilated tortuous capillaries in dermal papillae in the absence of hyphae or pseudohyphae = Psoriasis, plaque + Mite, her progeny, or…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hailey-Hailey disease

…topathologic Hailey-Hailey disease misdiagnosed clinically as candidiasis: Denominators in common: Flaccid pustules and erosions that become confluent. Features differentiating: Hailey-Hailey disease differs clinically from candidiasis because of lac…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Spongiform Pustular Diseases?

…conditions as disparate as rupial syphilis, dermatophytosis, candidiasis, halogenodermas, and pyoderma gangrenosum, as well as some other cutaneous manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease. Spongiform pustules are not specific to any disease. Th…