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13 Possible Causes for Eczema, KOH Preparation showing Fungal Hyphae, Microsporum

  • Tinea Pedis

    Microsporum duboisii Microsporum equinum Microsporum ferrugineum Microsporum fulvum Microsporum gallinae Microsporum gypseum Microsporum langeronii Microsporum nanum Microsporum[en.wikipedia.org] A potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparation of the scrapings directly from a papule showed fungal hyphae, and culture yielded Trichophyton mentagrophytes.[karger.com] Some cases do not respond to treatment for tinea or eczema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tinea Corporis

    Microsporum canis is a communicable pathogen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] preparation , possibly with fungal stain, showing segmented hyphae Confirmatory test : fungal culture Wood's light : yellow-green fluorescence of Microsporum species Treatment[amboss.com] […] in this situation, it is called ‘tinea incognito’ Other skin diseases that may look similar to tinea corporis especially to the untrained eye include: psoriasis, discoid eczema[myhealth.gov.my]

  • Tinea Cruris

    Microsporum canis was the main etiologic agent followed by Trichophyton violaceum, T. mentagrophytes, T. rubrum and Epidermophyton floccosum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] preparation, possibly with fungal stain, showing segmented hyphae Confirmatory test : fungal culture Wood's light : yellow-green fluorescence of Microsporum species Treatment[amboss.com] Eczema herpeticum (EH) has been reported in association with various skin abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tinea Capitis

    Tinea capitis caused by Microsporum audouinii is reported herein from two Brazilian schoolchildren, which are brothers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] preparation, possibly with fungal stain, showing segmented hyphae Confirmatory test : fungal culture Wood's light : yellow-green fluorescence of Microsporum species Treatment[amboss.com] Numerous benign skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis have historically been treated with X-rays.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tinea Versicolor

    […] small, round, elevated patches, scaling of the scalp, and dry and brittle hair. tinea cor poris a fungal infection of the glabrous (smooth) skin, usually due to species of Microsporum[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The following conditions are sometimes indistinguishable from tinea versicolor on simple inspection: Pityriasis alba: This is a mild form of eczema (seen in young people)[medicinenet.com] In 1853, Robin named the infecting yeast Microsporum furfur. The name was altered to Malassezia furfur in Baillon’s text in 1889.[austincc.edu]

  • Tinea Imbricata

    A KOH preparation made from the lesion showed fungal hyphae and the culture for bacterial growth showed growth of Staphylococcus.[ijdvl.com] Patients may be erroneously prescribed a topical corticosteroid to treat a suspected eczema, but this can change the dynamics of mycosis due to the development of tinea incognito[symptoma.com] (Dorland, 27th ed) Microsporum A mitosporic Oxygenales fungal genus causing various diseases of the skin and hair.[bioportfolio.com]

  • Tinea barbae and Tinea capitis

    […] audouinii Tinea due to Microsporum canis Tinea due to Microsporum distortum Tinea due to Microsporum equinum Tinea due to Microsporum ferrugineum Tinea due to Microsporum[healthprovidersdata.com] preparation , possibly with fungal stain, showing segmented hyphae Confirmatory test : fungal culture Wood's light : yellow-green fluorescence of Microsporum species Treatment[amboss.com] A, B: Tinea is one of several conditions (granuloma annulare, nummular eczema) that produces circular lesions.[5minuteconsult.com]

  • Tinea Capitis Profunda

    Thus, some atypical and unusual variations of tinea capitis due to Microsporum (M.) species are presented regarding the clinical pattern.[aspergillus.org.uk] A KOH preparation made from the lesion showed fungal hyphae and the culture for bacterial growth showed growth of Staphylococcus.[indianpediatrics.net] Cases are usually misdiagnosed as eczema or psoriasis by primary care physicians, causing a delay in proper treatment.[dergipark.gov.tr]

  • Seborrheic Dermatitis

    The fungus Microsporum gypseum can sometimes cause tinea capitis. This fungus is common in soil and may be transferred to humans by contact with infected animals.[americanhairloss.org] A KOH preparation of scale from the skin may show characteristic "spaghetti and meatballs" appearance of Malassezia spores and hyphae.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com] The increased production of oil can lead to seborrheic eczema.[healthline.com]

  • Onychomycosis

    Microsporum gypseum is a geophilic dermatophyte that colonises keratinous substances in the soil. Fur-bearing animals carry this dermatophyte but are rarely infected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Figure 1: Microscopic examination of potassium hydroxide preparation of subungual debris of onychomycosis showing fungal hyphae ( 10) Click here to view Figure 2: Microscopic[ijdpdd.com] […] continuous exposure to water and detergents (P 0.05), frequent exposure to mud and soil (P 0.01), barefoot walking (P 0.025), concomitant diabetes and hypertension (P 0.04), eczema[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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