Single dose (400mg) versus 7 days (200mg) daily dose of itraconazole in the treatment of tinea versicolor
treated with terbinafine 1% solution.
A Tinea versicolor
(TV) is a common, minor fungal (yeast) infection in the skin.
2) It is a cause of tinea versicolor
and fungemia, the latter of which is usually associated with an intravenous catheter infection and, in some instances, with a lipid-rich hyperalimentation infusion.
Kose O, Bulent Tastan H, Riza Gur A, Kurumlu Z: Comparison of a single 400 mg dose versus a 7 day 200 mg daily dose of itraconazole in the treatment of tinea versicolor
Clinico-epidermiological studies on tinea versicolor
And in the tropical climate there are interesting skin disorders, such as tinea versicolor
The affected area may closely resemble other dermatologic conditions that can manifest as round patches or plaques such as pityriasis rosea, nummular eczema, granuloma annulare, psoriasis, tinea versicolor
, and annular contact dermatitis.
You would have to consider sarcoidosis along with hypopigmented cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, vitiligo, or tinea versicolor
Tinea infections are caused by dermatophytes, and terbinafine is effective against all tinea except tinea versicolor
A 22 pacientes con tinea versicolor
tratados con 400 mg de ketoconazol se les evaluo un mes despues con KOH y luz de Wood (6); todos se curaron.
2) Skin lesions are frequently hyperpigmented; however, cases of hypopigmented variants have been reported in darker-skinned individuals, although these cases have often been misdiagnosed as tinea versicolor
Pulling tinea versicolor
off the skin by applying and removing a 2-inch piece of clear cellophane tape with single-sided adhesive provides a sample after staining "that is easier to see than scraping, and it provides a quick and easy diagnosis," reported Dr.
was the most common fungal infection (36.