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Fungal Infections Reena Doshi
Two major groups Candida Dermatophyte
Candidiasis: Genital Women > Men Itchy, sore vulvovaginitis White plagues on mucous membranes White ‘cheesy’ discharge
Candidiasis: Intertrigo Red, moist, glazed, itchy Submammary, inguinal, axillary folds Occasionally between digits
Candidiasis: Oral Babies, pts with poor oral hygiene, elderly with false teeth Sore mouth Poor feeding White plaques on buccal mucosa – wipe off Angular stomatitis
Candidiasis: Nappy Babies Nappy area
Candidiasis: Chronic paronychia Wet workers Chronic nail bed inflammation
Candidiasis: Systemic Immunosupressed pts esp. HIV,malignancy Red skin nodules
Tinea infections… Obtain scrapings/clippings before starting treatment
Tinea Corporis: Ringworm Trunk/limbs Plaques with scaling and erythema – esp. at edges Lesions enlarge slowly and clear centrally
Tinea Corporis: Ringworm
Tinea Cruris Groin, upper thigh (scrotum) Common in athletes Men > Women Red plaque with scaling esp. at the edge – central clearing with active edge Assoc. with tinea pedis
Tinea Pedis: Athletes Foot Feet Young > Old Men > Women Itchy maceration between toes esp. 4 th /5th RFs: Swimming Occlusive footwear Hot weather Communal showers
Tinea Capitis Hair and scalp Defined inflammed scaly areas May have alopecia with broken hair shafts
Tinea Unguium Nails Old > Young Toenails > Fingernails Distal to proximal spread Thickening, yellowing and crumbling of nail plate Assoc with tinea pedis
Management: Topical Genital Imidazole cream, pessaries Nail If 1-2 nails only: lacquer or paint (1-2x/week) Skin Imidazole cream, spray, powder Terbinafine cream Mouth Tongue deposits-brush bd Oral pastilles, suspensions, gels eg nystatin, miconazole
Management: Systemic Recurrent, systemic, extensive or resistant infection Genital candida: 200mg fluconazole stat Oral/mucocutaneous/systemic candida: Eg. Oral fluconazole (1-2/52)
Management: Systemic Dermatophyte – Oral terbinafine or itraconazole daily Skin: 2-4/52 Nails: 3/12
Cutaneous Fungal Infections
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