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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Malassezia Infections: Key Points

…cause another important category of superficial cutaneous fungal infections, including pityriasis versicolor and Malassezia folliculitis. Patients who are prone to recurrent superficial fungal infections may benefit from adjunctive and prophylactic…

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Malassezia Infections: Initial Evaluation

…asis alba, leprosy, syphilis, vitiligo, parapsoriasis, mycosis fungoides, and anetoderma. Malassezia (formerly Pityrosporum) Folliculitis Although Malassezia may be commensals of the human skin and hair follicles, they can cause a folliculitis. The…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: References

References Alexis A et al (2014). Folliculitis keloidalis nuchae and pseudofolliculitis barbae: are prevention and effective treatment within reach? Derm Clin, 32(2):183-191. Esmat SM et al (2012). The efficacy of laser-assisted hair removal in the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pityrosporum Folliculitis and Demodectic Folliculitis?

…yriasis (tinea) versicolor. In: Freedberg IM, Eisen AZ, Wolff K, et al., eds. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine, 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003:2015. Search for pityrosporum folliculitis and demodectic…

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Rosacea: Key Points

…e. Papulo-pustular rosacea must be distinguished from acne vulgaris, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, and Demodex folliculitis/demodicidosis. Rosacea can be distinguished from acne vulgaris by the lack of comedones, identification of…

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Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): References

References Bridgeman-Shah S (2004). The medical and surgical therapy of pseudofolliculitis barbae, Derm Therapy, 17:158-163. Elston DM (2007). Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, JAAD, 56(1):1-16. Luelmo-Aguilar J,…

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Scabies: Principles of Management of Scabies

…ines. Bacterial superinfection with Staphylococcus aureus infection is very common. The presence or development of pustules, folliculitis, or cellulitis should be evaluated with high suspicion of bacterial superinfection. A bacterial culture should…

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Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…tation Self-manipulation of lesions (picking) The role of diet, sun exposure, and smoking are controversial Differential diagnosis Rosacea Seborrheic dermatitis Pityrosporum or other infectious folliculitis

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Periorificial Dermatitis: Treatment

…c considerations include seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, an irritant dermatitis, lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei, demodex folliculitis, and an unusual drug eruption. Recurrent periorificial dermatitis may require the use of systemic isotretinoin…