Fungi 4- Cutaneous Mycosis

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Questions:

Q. Which organism causes Tinea versicolor?

Q. What is the pathophysiology behind Tinea Versicolor?

Q. What are ideal weather conditions for Tinea Versicolor?

Q. How is Tinea Versicolor diagnosed in lab?

Q.  How is Tinea Versicolor Treated?

Q. What is Tinea Pedis?

Q. What is Tinea Cruris?

Q. What is Tinea Corporis?

Q. What is Tinea Capitis?

Q. What is Tinea Ungum?

Q. Which Dermatophytes cause these diseases?

Q. What is Lab Diagnosis of dermatophytes?

Answers:

Q. Which organism causes Tinea versicolor?

 

 

Malassezia furfur

Q. What is the pathophysiology behind Tinea Versicolor?

Degradation of lipids produces acids that d a mage melanocytes and

cause hypopigmented and/or hyperpigmented patches.

Q. What are ideal weather conditions for Tinea Versicolor?

Hot Humid weather

Q. How is Tinea Versicolor diagnosed in lab?

Sphagetti & Meatball appearance on KOH prep.

Q.  How is Tinea Versicolor Treated?

topical miconazole, selenium sulfide

Q. What is Tinea Pedis?

Fungal infection of foot

Q. What is Tinea Cruris?

Fungal infection of groin

Q. What is Tinea Corporis?

Fungal infection (ringworm) on body

Q. What is Tinea Capitis?

Fungal infection of Scalp

Q. What is Tinea Ungum?

Fungal Infection of Finger nails

Q. Which Dermatophytes cause these diseases?

  • Microspontm,
  • Trichophyton,
  • Epidermophyton.

Q. What is Lab Diagnosis of dermatophytes?

Mold Hyphae on KOH preparation

 

 
 
 

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