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11 Possible Causes for KOH Preparation showing Fungal Hyphae, Microsporum, Seborrheic Dermatitis

  • Tinea Capitis

    preparation, possibly with fungal stain, showing segmented hyphae Confirmatory test : fungal culture Wood's light : yellow-green fluorescence of Microsporum species Treatment[amboss.com] Its clinical aspects range from a mild noninflammatory infection resembling seborrheic dermatitis to a highly inflammatory swelling reaction (kerion).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tinea capitis caused by Microsporum audouinii is reported herein from two Brazilian schoolchildren, which are brothers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tinea Corporis

    preparation , possibly with fungal stain, showing segmented hyphae Confirmatory test : fungal culture Wood's light : yellow-green fluorescence of Microsporum species Treatment[amboss.com] Diagnostic difficulties arise when atypical manifestations mimic other inflammatory skin diseases, including atopic or seborrheic dermatitis, subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Microsporum canis is a communicable pathogen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Trade Names : Ciclopirox Ciclopirox is an antifungal, prescribed for skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, yeast infections and seborrheic dermatitis[medindia.net]

  • Tinea Versicolor

    Pityriasis (tinea) versicolor and seborrheic dermatitis are two very common skin diseases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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] 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 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] Dermatitis Diagnosis Key Points * Diagnosis confirmed through clinical inspection and skin scraping cultures.[ozarkderm.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] Dandruff, Cradle Cap, and Other Scalp Conditions Also called: Seborrhea, Seborrheic Dermatitis Your scalp is the skin on the top of your head.[icdlist.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] The differential diagnosis includes seborrheic dermatitis, bacterial cellulitis, and tumor, and the diagnosis of tinea capitis and kerion is often delayed [ 5 ].[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] In adolescents and adults, seborrheic dermatitis is commonly called dandruff. In babies, seborrheic dermatitis is commonly called cradle cap.[mamashealth.com]

  • Tinea Imbricata

    (Dorland, 27th ed) Microsporum A mitosporic Oxygenales fungal genus causing various diseases of the skin and hair.[bioportfolio.com] A KOH preparation made from the lesion showed fungal hyphae and the culture for bacterial growth showed growth of Staphylococcus.[ijdvl.com] The differential diagnosis includes seborrheic dermatitis, bacterial cellulitis, and tumor, and the diagnosis of tinea capitis and kerion is often delayed [ 5 ].[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Microsporum Tinea

    A mycological culture was positive for Microsporum gypseum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical exam shows scaly patches with alopecia and black dots. Potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparation shows fungal hyphae around hair follicles.[medbullets.com] Scaly lesions on the forehead and the eyebrows, resembling seborrheic dermatitis, could also be seen.[ijdvl.com]

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