Search Results for: deep fungal infections

Clinical Case Studies

Graft-Versus-Host Disease

…Increasing immunosuppression with oral prednisone was considered. However, in an attempt to reduce the risk of opportunistic infections associated with long-term use of systemic corticosteroids, a trial of localized intraoral ultraviolet light was…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Occlusion Triad?

…rmore, two or more of these disorders may coexist in the same person.” Pillsbury DM, Shelley WB, Kligman AM. Bacterial infections of the skin. In: Dermatology. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Co., 1956:482. “The follicular occlusion triad…

Two neutrophilic dermatoses captured simultaneously on histology

Two neutrophilic dermatoses captured simultaneously on histology

…th dyskeratosis and sloughing into the lumen. Surrounding these changes there was a neutrophilic and lymphocytic infiltrate. Fungal, bacterial and mycobacterial cultures were negative. Figure 1. (a) A scanning power view showing subepidermal edema…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus vs. Chronic radiation dermatitis

Infection of skin and subcutaneous tissue by atypical mycobacteria, that is, mycobacteria other than those responsible for tuberculosis and leprosy, expressed clinically as keratotic and crusted papules, plaques, nodules, and tumors that may be…

Dermoscopy of histoid leprosy: a case report

Dermoscopy of histoid leprosy: a case report

…d arms (Figure 1). Peripheral nerve examination was normal. Differential diagnosis of HL, sarcoidosis, neurofibromatosis and deep fungal infection was considered. Dermoscopy was performed using handheld manual DermLite 3 (3Gen, Inc, San Juan…

Dermoscopic patterns in patients with a clinical diagnosis of onychomycosis—results of a prospective study including data of potassium hydroxide (KOH) and culture examination

Dermoscopic patterns in patients with a clinical diagnosis of onychomycosis—results of a prospective study including data of potassium hydroxide (KOH) and culture examination

…ious treatment for onychomycosis were excluded. Diagnosis of onychomycosis was made with KOH examination and the presence of fungal elements (hyphae, spores or yeasts) was considered positive for the diagnosis. Part of the sample was also cultured…

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

…high risk of relapse and poor patient compliance [7], and therefore in some cases it is necessary to resort to systemic antifungals, especially in severe disease. Various oral antifungals have been used to control SD with variable success rates….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…olar keratosis or Bowen’s disease not uncommon 14. An underlying process responsible, e.g., granular-cell neoplasm and deep fungal infection, usually identifiable 14. No identifiable underlying process, except for changes such as solar…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…a short period of time (e.g., as was the case in times past for recalcitrant verrucae on volar skin, as well as for acne and fungal disease) appears many years after therapy had commenced and at the exact site of treatment. The changes seen…