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Subungual Nail Erythrasma Presenting as Melanonychia: A Rare Finding.

Skin Appendage Disord 2021 Jan 5;7(1):41-45. Epub 2020 Oct 5.

Dermatology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

Nail pathology may reflect a wide array of localized and systemic dermatological conditions. Certain nail findings such as melanonychia can create diagnostic challenges even to nail experts. We report a case of a 78-year-old man who presented with melanonychia of the great toe. Read More

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January 2021

Pool Toes: Case Report and Review of Pool-Associated Pedal Dermatoses.

Philip R Cohen

Cureus 2020 Nov 28;12(11):e11756. Epub 2020 Nov 28.

Dermatology, San Diego Family Dermatology, National City, USA.

Pool swimmers are susceptible to pedal dermatoses. The causes for these conditions are asteototic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, friction-induced injury, infections, keratoderma, pruritus, thermal injury, ultraviolet radiation exposure, and urticaria. The specific dermatoses include aquagenic keratoderma, aquagenic pruritus, aquagenic urticaria, cold-induced urticaria, contact urticaria, erosion interdigitalis blastomycetica, erythrasma, Mycobacterium abscessus hand and foot disease, onychomycosis, photosensitivity, pitted keratolysis, plantar verruca, pool dermatitis, pool feet, pool toes, pool water dermatitis, pseudomonas hot-foot syndrome, skin cancer, subcorneal hematoma, sunburn, swim fin dermatitis, tinea pedis, toe web infection, and xerosis. Read More

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November 2020

Erythrasma Revisited: Diagnosis, Differential Diagnoses, and Comprehensive Review of Treatment.

Cureus 2020 Sep 30;12(9):e10733. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Dermatology, San Diego Family Dermatology, National City, USA.

Erythrasma is a bacterial infection of the skin typically caused by Corynebacterium minutissimum. This pathogen infects the stratum corneum in warm and wet areas of the skin. Most commonly, the axillary, inguinal, and interdigital regions are affected. Read More

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September 2020

Erythrasma in athletes and football players.

Wien Med Wochenschr 2021 Feb 26;171(1-2):24-28. Epub 2020 May 26.

Diagnostic Consultation Center I, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Background: Erythrasma is a superficial skin infection that presents with red-brown, flaky macules. It is caused by the Gram-positive bacteria Corynebacterium minutissimum. The purpose of our study is to investigate the prevalence and incidence of erythrasma in active sportsmen, i. Read More

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February 2021

High Prevalence of Erythrasma in Patients with Inverse Psoriasis: A Cross-sectional Study.

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2020 Mar 1;13(3):12-14. Epub 2020 Mar 1.

Drs. Janeczek, Kozel, Tao, Eilers, and Swan are with the Hines VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois and the Division of Dermatology at Loyola University Chicago in Maywood, Illinois.

Inverse psoriasis is characterized by erythematous nonscaly plaques in intertriginous regions. Similarly, erythrasma, a superficial infection caused by (), is also found in skin folds with red-brown lesions, making the distinction between psoriasis and erythrasma difficult. No studies have previously determined whether these two clinically similar cutaneous disorders can occur concurrently. Read More

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Interdigital Pedal Erythrasma treated with one-time dose of oral clarithromycin 1 g: Two case reports.

Clin Case Rep 2020 Apr 6;8(4):672-674. Epub 2020 Feb 6.

Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital Mount Vernon New York.

The following are the first detailed cases of Interdigital Pedal Erythrasma successfully treated with a one-time dose of oral clarithromycin 1 g. This is ideal for patients who failed topical therapy or have mechanical or psychosocial restrictions. Treatment provides better compliance, less gastric side effects, and lower treatment costs than oral alternatives. Read More

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Skin Infections and Outpatient Burn Management: Skin Infections in Patients With Diabetes.

Maulik M Dhandha

FP Essent 2020 Feb;489:21-26

Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, 15 East Chestnut St, Augusta, ME 04330.

Diabetes is associated with many complications, including foot ulcers. Individuals with diabetes have a 15% to 25% likelihood of developing a foot ulcer in their lifetime. The pathophysiologic mechanisms are multifactorial but the major etiologic factors are peripheral vascular disease and diabetic neuropathy. Read More

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February 2020

Visual Dermatology: Erythrasma Fluorescence Under Wood's Lamp.

J Cutan Med Surg 2020 Jan/Feb;24(1):94

16583 Valme University Hospital, Seville, Spain.

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November 2020

Primary extramammary Paget's disease: a clinicopathological study of 28 cases.

Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2019 1;12(9):3426-3432. Epub 2019 Sep 1.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College Bengbu, Anhui, P. R. China.

To analyze the clinical and histopathological manifestations, immunohistochemistry, treatment, and prognostic factors of primary, extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD), we systematically reviewed the clinical presentations, histopathology and follow-up courses of 28 patients with primary EMPD. Clinically, their symptoms and morphology mimicked various types of dermatoses, such as seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, candidiasis, tinea cruris and erythrasma, so the initial diagnosis of EMPD was often delayed or missed. Histopathology showed invasive EMPD, and the tumor cells were mostly solid nests or had a glandular structure. Read More

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September 2019

Unilateral necrobiosis lipoidica of the flexor aspect of the lower leg.

CMAJ 2020 01;192(2):E41

Department of Dermatology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy Medical Science & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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January 2020

Mycotic and Bacterial Infections.

Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2019 Sep 6;32(5):333-339. Epub 2019 Sep 6.

Centre Médico Chirurgical Volta, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

This article reviews the salient clinical features, evaluation, and treatment of mycotic and bacterial infections of the perianal and contiguous zones of the human body. Read More

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September 2019

Erythrasma: An Enlightening Diagnosis and a Novel Treatment.

Philip R Cohen

Skinmed 2019;17(3):195-196. Epub 2019 Sep 9.

Department of Dermatology, University of California, School of Medicine, San Diego, La Jolla, CA;

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Interdigital Erythrasma.

Mayo Clin Proc 2019 09;94(9):1902-1903

Dermatology Department, Hospital Regional Universitario de Málaga, Spain. Electronic address:

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September 2019

Erythrasma of Palm: Presentation at the Rare Site.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2019 May-Jun;10(3):356-357

Department of Dermatology, SVS Medical College, Yenugonda, Mahbubnagar, Telangana, India.

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Erosio interdigitalis blastomycetica: A review of interdigital candidiasis.

Dermatol Online J 2018 Aug 15;24(8). Epub 2018 Aug 15.

Veterans Affairs Medical Center Brooklyn, New York SUNY Downstate, Department of Dermatology, Brooklyn, New York.

Erosio interdigitalis blastomycetica (EIB) is a Candida infection affecting the third web space, between the third and fourth fingers. In 1915, Gougerot and Goncea first described saccharomycetic organisms isolated from the hands and feet. Johannes Fabry later named it in 1917, well before the genus Candida was introduced in 1923. Read More

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Investigation of Intertriginous Mycotic and Pseudomycotic (Erythrasma) Infections and Their Causative Agents with Emphasize on Clinical Presentations.

Iran J Public Health 2018 Sep;47(9):1406-1412

Dept. of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Background: Intertrigo is an erythematous inflammatory condition with multiple etiologies including fungi and bacteria. Intertrigo manifests in different clinical forms with various complaints. This study was conducted to evaluate the causative agents of intertriginous infections with emphasize on clinical presentations. Read More

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September 2018

Widespread hyperpigmented rash present for 1 year.

JAAD Case Rep 2018 Sep 12;4(8):743-745. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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September 2018

Red-brown patches in the groin.

Cutis 2018 Jun;101(6):416;419;420

Departments of Dermatology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Emergencias 2018 Ago;30(4):283

Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, España.

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Persistent rash on feet.

J Fam Pract 2018 02;67(2):107-109

University of Texas Health at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA. E-mail:

A 49-year-old Hispanic woman presented with a 4-month history of scaling and a macerated rash localized between her toes. The rash was malodorous, mildly erythematous, and sometimes associated with pruritus. The patient had no relevant medical history. Read More

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February 2018

Corynebacterium minutissimum infection: erythrasma.

Med J Aust 2017 08;207(5):189

Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, NSW.

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Epidemiology of dermatomycoses in Kerman province, southeast of Iran: A 10-years retrospective study (2004-2014).

Microb Pathog 2017 Sep 27;110:561-567. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

School of Medicine, Bam University of Medical Sciences, Bam, Iran.

Objectives: Superficial and cutaneous fungal infections (SCFIs) are an important public health problem and are common in tropical and subtropical countries. Pityriasis versicolor, dermatophytosis, erythrasma, onychomycosis, and otomycosis are the major diseases associated with SCFIs. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and causative agents of dermatomycoses over a period of 10 years in Kerman province, southeast of Iran. Read More

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September 2017

Erythrasma: A report of nine men successfully managed with mupirocin 2% ointment monotherapy.

Dermatol Online J 2017 May 15;23(5). Epub 2017 May 15.

Department of Dermatology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California.

Background: Erythrasma is a benign dermatosis that typically occurs on intertriginous skin.

Purpose: We describe a series of nine men with erythrasma that were successfully treated with mupirocin 2% ointment monotherapy.

Methods And Materials: We reviewed PubMed for the following terms: erythrasma, mupirocin, ointment, treatment. Read More

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Influence of low-level laser on pain and inflammation in type 2 diabetes mellitus with diabetic dermopathy - A case report.

J Cosmet Laser Ther 2017 Oct 11;19(6):360-363. Epub 2017 May 11.

a Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal University , Manipal , India.

Numerous skin lesions have been commonly observed in individuals with diabetes mellitus. The common skin manifestations of diabetes mellitus are erythrasma, xanthomatosis, xanthelasma, phycomycetes and cutaneous infections like furuncolosis, candidiasis, carbuncle, dermatophytosis, etc. Diabetic dermopathy is the most common skin lesion found in patients with diabetes. Read More

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October 2017

Skin diseases of the vulva: Infectious diseases.

J Obstet Gynaecol 2017 Oct 11;37(7):840-848. Epub 2017 Apr 11.

a Department of Dermatology , Bispebjerg Hospital , Copenhagen , Denmark.

A multitude of infectious diseases of viral (genital herpes, herpes zoster, genital warts and molluscum contagiosum), bacterial (syphilis, chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum, donovanosis, erysipelas, cellulitis and necrotising fasciitis, folliculitis, impetigo, bartholin gland abscess, trichomycosis and erythrasma), fungal (candidiasis and dermatophytosis) and parasitic (pediculosis pubis) origin may affect the vulvar area. Herein, we review the infections and their skin manifestations in the vulvar area. Read More

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October 2017

Coral-Red Fluorescence of Erythrasma Plaque.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2016 Aug 19;16(3):e381-2. Epub 2016 Aug 19.

Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Complex of Granada, Granada, Spain.

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Clinical and epidemiological features of coryneform skin infections at a tertiary hospital.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2016 May-Jun;7(3):168-73

Department of Dermatology, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

Background: Skin infections caused by coryneform bacteria are common dermatological conditions. However, to the best of our knowledge, no studies are available on the clinical characteristics and epidemiological features of this group of disorders as one entity from India and abroad.

Aims: To study the clinical and epidemiological features of coryneform skin infections. Read More

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[Treatment of interdigital foot Erythrasma with ozonated olive oil].

Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 2016 Jul-Aug;54(4):458-61

Sección de Micología, Hospital General "Dr. Manuel Gea González", Ciudad de México, México.

Background: Erythrasma is caused by Corinebacterium minutissimum producing a porphyrin that with Wood's light emits a coral-red fluorescence. It is the most common bacterial infection of the feet. Ozonated olive oil decreases the cytoplasm and damages bacterial proteins and lipids. Read More

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Superficial Mycoses Associated with Diaper Dermatitis.

Mycopathologia 2016 Oct 19;181(9-10):671-9. Epub 2016 May 19.

Department of Mycology and Dermatology Service, Hospital General de México, "Dr. Eduardo Liceaga", Dr. Balmis 148, Col Doctores, CP 06720, Mexico, DF, Mexico.

Diapers create particular conditions of moisture and friction, and with urine and feces come increased pH and irritating enzymes (lipases and proteases). Fungi can take advantage of all these factors. Candida yeasts, especially C. Read More

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October 2016