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Private: Superficial Fungal Infections: Clinical Cases

…ies and antifungal susceptibilities Follow-up at 6 weeks Follow-up evaluation Evaluation reveals persistent erythema, subtle scale, and alopecia KOH examination reveals persistent branching hyphae The fungal culture data is reviewed. The infection…

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Erythema Annulare Centrifugum

An inflammatory disease characterized by lesions with arcuate, annular, and serpiginous outlines and by collarettes of scale on the inner margin of lesions that extend outward in centrifugal fashion, disappearing in months as a rule in the absence…

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Bullous Pemphigoid: Clinical Case

…trunk, abdomen, and proximal extremities Numerous tense intact bullae and scattered erosions with some dried adherent serous crust Diagnosis: Bullous pemphigoid If dermatology consultation is available, given presence of bulla and the widespread…

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Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…more common than recognized in the literature, due to underreporting. CNH occurs as a very painful ulceration, which may be crusted, arising almost invariably on the helix or antihelix of the ear. Some CNH lesions may appear dome shaped or have a…

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Malassezia Infections: Treatment

…patients referred to dermatologists for resistant tinea versicolor have only persistent hypopigmentation. KOH examination of scale taken from these patients does not reveal active infection. This is treated with watchful waiting, support, and…

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Malassezia Infections: Initial Evaluation

…gmented, or pink-tan patches on the trunk/upper extremities and occasionally the face; rubbing can manifest subtle inducible scale. Differential diagnosis Differential diagnosis includes seborrheic dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis alba,…

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Dermatophyte Infections: Clinical Cases

…s and antifungal susceptibilities Follow-up at six weeks Follow-up evaluation Evaluation reveals persistent erythema, subtle scale, and alopecia KOH examination reveals persistent branching hyphae The fungal culture data is reviewed. The infection…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…on resulting in loss of the lateral aspect of the eyebrows, also known as Hertoghe’s sign. Hypopigmented patches with subtle scale in atopic dermatitis, also known as pityriasis alba. Fissuring is common in the retroauricular fold. Bacterial…