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Fortification of Carica papaya fruit seeds to school meal snacks may aid Africa mass deworming programs: a preliminary survey.

BMC Complement Altern Med 2018 Dec 7;18(1):327. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

The Graduate School, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Mbagathi Road, Nairobi, P.O. BOX 54840, Kenya.

Background: Soil transmitted helminths (STHs) are among the world's neglected tropical diseases. Morbidity due to STHs is greatest in school-age children who typically have the highest burden of infection. In 2001, WHO passed a resolution for the use of large-scale mass drug administration (MDA) to deworm vulnerable children through school based programs. Read More

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December 2018
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The Prevalence of Atopic Dermatitis and Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria are Associated with Parental Socioeconomic Status in Adolescents in China.

Acta Derm Venereol 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Dermatology, Xiangya Hospital, 410008 Changsha, China.

The association of atopic dermatitis and chronic spontaneous urticaria with socioeconomic status has been little studied. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of skin diseases and their association with socioeconomic status in adolescents in China. A cross-sectional study was conducted at a comprehensive university. Read More

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December 2018
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and Mahon Brothers: Two Laymen "Physicians" of Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2018 Nov-Dec;9(6):481-483

Consultant Dermatologist, "Pranab", Ismile, Asansol, West Bengal, India.

In the early and mid-nineteenth century Europe, ringworm of the scalp was a vexing problem. It affected children in such numbers that the famous Hôpital Saint-Louis of Paris had a separate Tinea School. Before advent of radiation method of epilation, painful method of peeling was the mainstay of management. Read More

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December 2018

A Pilot Analysis of Morphometric Assessment of Itraconazole Brands Using Dermoscopy and its Relevance in the Current Scenario.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2018 Nov-Dec;9(6):426-431

Department of Dermatology and STDs, Dr RML Hospital and PGIMER, New Delhi, India.

Background: Itraconazole (ITZ) is widely used for cutaneous and systemic mycoses. Its bioavailability is inconsistent and shows interindividual variations. The quality of ITZ pellets is an important factor determining its absorption profile and thereby the therapeutic effect. Read More

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December 2018

Profile of Dermatophytosis in a Tertiary Care Center.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Nov-Dec;63(6):490-495

Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

Background: The incidence of dermatophytosis is increasing over the last few years and there are many cases which are recurrent and chronic.

Aim: The aim was to study the host and pathogen factors in dermatophytosis, to identify the species responsible, and to study the histopathological features of chronic dermatophytosis.

Materials And Methods: It was a descriptive study conducted in the Department of Dermatology for a period of 1 year and all patients who were clinically diagnosed as dermatophytosis were included. Read More

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December 2018

Tinea Corporis Due to Trichophyton erinacei Probably Transmitted from a Hedgehog.

Med Mycol J 2018 ;59(4):E77-E79

Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine.

A 26-year-old female homemaker presented with an approximately 2-month history of an erythematous lesion with agminated seropapules in the right popliteal fossa associated with scales and crusts. The lesion was initially treated as contact dermatitis, but there was no improvement. KOH examination revealed filamentous fungi. Read More

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January 2018
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Assessing skin disease and associated health-related quality of life in a rural Lao community.

BMC Dermatol 2018 Dec 4;18(1):11. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Lao-Oxford-Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit (LOMWRU), Microbiology laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos.

Background: Skin diseases are common and often have an impact on an individual's health-related quality of life. In rural communities where access to healthcare may be limited and individuals rely on farming for food and income, the impact of skin diseases may be greater. The objectives for this study were to perform an assessment of skin disease prevalence in a rural village in Laos and assess the associated impact of any skin disease found using the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI). Read More

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December 2018
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A survey among dermatologists: Diagnostics of superficial fungal infections - what is used and what is needed to initiate therapy and assess efficacy?

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2018 Nov 23. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Dept. of Dermatology, Kings College London, London, United Kingdom.

Background: Superficial fungal infections are common. It is important to confirm the clinical diagnosis by mycological laboratory methods before initiating systemic antifungal treatment, especially as antifungal sensitivity and in vitro susceptibility may differ between different genera and species. For many years the gold standard for diagnosis of superficial fungal infections has been direct fungal detection in the clinical specimen (microscopy) supplemented by culturing. Read More

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November 2018
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MiR-155, a potential serum marker of extramammary Paget's disease.

BMC Cancer 2018 Nov 7;18(1):1078. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Department of Dermatology, No.1 Hospital of China Medical University, 155N. Nanjing Street, Shenyang, 110001, People's Republic of China.

Background: Extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD), a rare skin malignancy with non-specific manifestations, is often misdiagnosed as eczema of scrotum or tinea cruris. Although the diagnosis of EMPD could be confirmed by biopsy, it can be delayed as patients are reluctant to receive invasive operations. Herein, we investigated the serum miRNA expressions of EMPD patients and compared to that of the eczema of scrotum or tinea cruris patients as well as health volunteers for potential diagnostic markers for EMPD. Read More

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November 2018

A Practical Guide to Curing Onychomycosis: How to Maximize Cure at the Patient, Organism, Treatment, and Environmental Level.

Am J Clin Dermatol 2018 Nov 19. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

Onychomycosis is a fungal nail infection caused by dermatophytes, non-dermatophyte molds, and yeasts. Treatment of this infection can be difficult, with relapse likely to occur within 2.5 years of cure. Read More

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November 2018
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Evaluation of drug susceptibility test for Efinaconazole compared with conventional antifungal agents.

Mycoses 2018 Nov 14. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Department of Dermatology, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Background: Superficial fungal infections are one of the most common and burdensome skin problems affecting quality of life in patients. Various conventional antifungal agents have been used to treat fungal infections; however, various problems have been reported including drug interaction, drug resistance and low effectiveness. Efinaconazole is a novel antifungal agent, which has proven to be particularly effective against onychomycosis compared with conventional antifungal agents. Read More

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November 2018
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Utility of trichoscopy in tinea capitis.

Postgrad Med J 2018 Nov 13. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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November 2018
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A randomized, double-blind trial of amorolfine 0.25% cream and sertaconazole 2% cream in limited dermatophytosis.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2018 Nov 5. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Department of Dermatology, Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura, West Bengal, India.

Background: Dermatophytosis is becoming increasingly unresponsive to conventional antifungals. Newer topical antifungals may be more effective in these patients.

Aims: To evaluate and compare the efficacy and safety of amorolfine 0. Read More

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November 2018
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Dermatophytosis: Prevalence of Dermatophytes and Non-Dermatophyte Fungi from Patients Attending Arsho Advanced Medical Laboratory, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Authors:
Adane Bitew

Dermatol Res Pract 2018 3;2018:8164757. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Background: Dermatophytosis is a disease of major public health problem around the globe causing a considerable morbidity.

Objective: To study the prevalence of dermatophytosis and the spectrum of fungi implicated in causing the infection.

Methods: Nail, skin, and scalp scrapings were collected from 318 patients and were used for microscopy and culture study. Read More

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October 2018
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Dermoscopy as a useful tool in diagnosis of tinea incognito.

Int J Dermatol 2018 Nov 2. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Dermatology Unit, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy.

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November 2018
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Ultrastructural changes of Trichophyton rubrum in tinea unguium after itraconazole therapy in vivo observed using scanning electron microscopy.

Authors:
X Yue A Wang Y Sun Q Li

Clin Exp Dermatol 2018 Dec 25;43(8):883-889. Epub 2018 Jun 25.

Department of Dermatology, Beijing Tian Tan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

Background: Tinea unguium is a dermatophyte infection of the nails. Itraconazole is a broad-spectrum antifungal drug used to treat this disease. It works by interfering with the synthesis of ergosterol in the cell membrane, thus causing changes that can be seen under scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Read More

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December 2018
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Clinical Significance of Trichoscopy in Common Causes of Hair Loss in Children: Analysis of 134 Cases.

Authors:
Khitam Al-Refu

Int J Trichology 2018 Jul-Aug;10(4):154-161

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Mutah University, Mutah, Karak, Jordan.

Introduction: Hair loss is a common and distressing clinical complaint in the dermatology clinics. Common causes of hair loss in children include alopecia areata, tinea capitis, traction alopecia, and trichotillomania. Newly, trichoscopy allows differential diagnosis of hair loss in most cases and allows visualization of hair shafts and scalps without the need of removing hair. Read More

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November 2018
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Scalp BCC's and meningioma following X-ray epilation for tinea capitis.

Australas J Dermatol 2018 Oct 30. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Department of Dermatology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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October 2018
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Perspectives on misidentification of Trichophyton interdigitale/Trichophyton mentagrophytes using internal transcribed spacer region sequencing: Urgent need to update the sequence database.

Mycoses 2018 Oct 26. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

The taxonomy of the dermatophytes has been revisited using a novel multilocus phylogenetic approach, and several neotypes and reference strains have been assigned for Trichophyton species. Single gene sequencing, that is the ITS region, for identification of highly related species T. mentagrophytes/T. Read More

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October 2018
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Tinea ciliaris due to Microsporum canis.

Presse Med 2018 Nov - Dec;47(11-12 Pt 1):1030-1032. Epub 2018 Oct 18.

La Rabta Hospital, Department of dermatology, Tunis, Tunisia.

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October 2018
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A novel dermatophyte relative, Nannizzia perplicata sp. nov., isolated from a case of tinea corporis in the United Kingdom.

Med Mycol 2018 Oct 16. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

Public Health England UK National Mycology Reference Laboratory, Bristol.

A novel dermatophyte was isolated from skin scales of a female patient presenting with tinea corporis of the wrist and arm. Her principal risk factor was long-term corticosteroid use for underlying Lupus autoimmune syndrome. Microscopic examination of skin scales from lesions revealed hyphae consistent with dermatophyte infection, and a morphologically identical fungus grew in pure culture on all cultures of skin scales. Read More

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October 2018

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
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Prevalence of low inflammatory tinea genitalis in southern China.

Mycoses 2018 Oct 11. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Department of Dermatology, Third Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.

Background: Emergence of highly inflammatory genital dermatophyte infections has been reported from Southeast Asia. In view of this, knowledge of the non-outbreak fungal flora of the genitals is required as a baseline study.

Objectives: We present our 12-year experience in a tertiary clinic with the diagnosis of scrotal fungal infections. Read More

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October 2018
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Tinea Versicolor.

JAMA 2018 10;320(13):1396

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock.

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October 2018
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Dermatophytosis of the diaper area: Case report and literature review.

Pediatr Dermatol 2018 Nov 3;35(6):e368-e370. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

Department of Pediatric Dermatology, University Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain.

Dermatophytosis in infants is rare, especially dermatophytosis of the diaper area. This case report and literature review provides keys to establishing the above diagnosis and discusses the current controversies concerning the use of antifungal drugs in this age group. Read More

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November 2018
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Correlation of Susceptibility Based on MICs and Squalene Epoxidase Mutations with Clinical Response to Terbinafine in Patients with Tinea Corporis/Cruris.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2018 Dec 26;62(12). Epub 2018 Nov 26.

People's College of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Recalcitrant dermatophytoses are on the rise in India. High MICs of terbinafine (TRB) and squalene epoxidase () gene mutations conferring resistance in spp. have been recently documented. Read More

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December 2018
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Subchronic Toxicity Studies of Cortex Dictamni Extracts in Mice and Its Potential Hepatotoxicity Mechanisms in Vitro.

Molecules 2018 Sep 28;23(10). Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Beijing Research Institute of Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China.

Cortex Dictamni is a commonly-used traditional Chinese herbal medicine for the treatment of skin inflammation, tinea, and eczema. Recently, some studies reported that Cortex Dictamni might induce liver injury, suggesting more attention to its safety. The current study was designed to investigate subchronic toxicity of Cortex Dictamni aqueous extract (CDAE) and ethanol extract (CDEE) in mice and the potential hepatotoxicity mechanisms in vitro. Read More

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September 2018
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Morse code-like hairs in tinea capitis disappear after successful treatment.

Int J Dermatol 2018 Dec 28;57(12):e150-e151. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Department of Dermatology, La Rabta Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia.

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December 2018
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First Report of Concomitant Tinea Faciei and Pityriasis Folliculorum: A Dermatomicrobiological Rarity.

Cureus 2018 Jul 20;10(7):e3017. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Department of Microbiology, Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, IND.

Tinea faciei (TF) is a common dermatomicrobiological condition caused by dermatophytes involving the skin of the face but not the mustache and beard (Tinea barbae). It poses a diagnostic dilemma with its atypical clinical presentation. Pityriasis folliculorum (PF) is a dermatological condition that results in rosacea-like skin eruptions. Read More

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July 2018
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Discovery of Terbinafine Low Susceptibility Trichophyton rubrum strain in Japan.

Biocontrol Sci 2018 ;23(3):151-154

Graduate School of Health Care Science, Bunkyo Gakuin University.

This is the first confirmed report of terbinafine low susceptibility Trichophyton rubrum, BGUTR13, in Japan collected from the whole sole of the elderly over 65s with cotton swab sampling method at the special nursing care-home in 2016. We revealed BGUTR13 showed low susceptibility (MIC, >128 μg/mL) against terbinafine. But, BGUTR13 exhibited normal susceptibility to itraconazole, did not showed cross-resistance. Read More

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December 2018

Infectious skin disorders encountered in a pediatric emergency department of a tertiary care hospital in Argentina: a descriptive study.

Int J Dermatol 2018 Sep 24. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Head of the Pediatrics Department, Hospital Interzonal General de Agudos Presidente Perón, Sarandí, Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Background: Infectious skin disorders (ISDs) are commonly seen in pediatric emergency departments (PED), however the exact frequency is unknown. We provide an accurate evaluation of the incidence and characteristics of ISDs diagnosed in a PED from Buenos Aires, Argentina, over a 1-year period.

Methods: Prospectively, descriptive study of children evaluated in the PED with ISDs during 2016. Read More

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September 2018
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Magnitude and Associated Risk Factors of Superficial Skin Fungal Infection Among Primary School Children in Southern Tanzania.

Cureus 2018 Jul 18;10(7):e2993. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Department of Internal Medicine, Archbishop James University College, Songea, TZA.

Introduction: Superficial skin fungal infections are among the neglected communicable diseases in many developing countries. Schoolchildren are among the most affected groups in Southern Tanzania. The main objective of this study was to determine the magnitude and associated risk factors of superficial skin fungal infections among primary schoolchildren in Southern Tanzania. Read More

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July 2018
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Tinea nigra palmaris: a clinical case in a rural Ethiopian hospital.

Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 2018 13;60:e52. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

Department of Medicine and Laboratory, Gambo Rural General Hospital, Gambo, Ethiopia.

Tinea nigra is an infrequent, superficial fungal infection, mainly caused by Hortaea werneckii, which is still underreported in Ethiopia. An asymptomatic 62-year-old male patient sought a rural hospital of Ethiopia, showing dark plaques on the palms of both hands. A superficial mycosis was suspected and a direct light microscopic mycological examination from skin scrapings revealed short brownish hyphae. Read More

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October 2018
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Reflectance confocal microscopy of tinea capitis: comparing images with results of dermoscopy and mycological exams.

Int J Dermatol 2018 Sep 19. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Hospital do Servidor Publico Municipal, São Paulo, Brazil.

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September 2018
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Common Foot Problems: Over-the-Counter Treatments and Home Care.

Am Fam Physician 2018 Sep;98(5):298-303

Virginia Commonwealth University Fairfax Family Practice, Fairfax, VA, USA.

Most foot disorders do not require podiatry referral or complex interventions. After the clinical diagnosis is made, these conditions can typically be managed with over-the-counter (OTC) and home remedies, with guidance from the primary care physician. Stretching and strengthening exercises, along with the use of heel cups, resolve most plantar fasciitis cases and are at least as effective as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or steroid injections. Read More

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September 2018
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Annular Lesions: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Am Fam Physician 2018 Sep;98(5):283-291

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Annular lesions can present in a variety of diseases. Knowledge of the physical appearance and history of presentation of these skin findings can help in the diagnosis. A pruritic, annular, erythematous patch that grows centrifugally should prompt evaluation for tinea corporis. Read More

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September 2018
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A Distinct Clinicopathological Presentation of Cutaneous Dermatophytosis Mimicking Autoimmune Blistering Disorder.

Indian J Dermatol 2018 Sep-Oct;63(5):412-414

Department of Dermatology, GCS Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Infectious diseases can clinically present as vesiculobullous disorders. Direct immunofluorescence (DIF) study of skin biopsy helps distinguish true autoimmune blistering disorders from other conditions. In many situations, even DIF findings in infections disorders imitate autoimmune process. Read More

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September 2018
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Tinea Capitis Masquerading as Basal Cell Carcinoma.

Skinmed 2018 1;16(4):269-271. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Texas-Houston Medical School Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

A 52-year-old white man with alcoholic cirrhosis presented to the Mohs surgery clinic with a 1-month history of tender "bumps" located diffusely on his scalp. Two biopsies performed at an outside institution were read as "basal cell carcinoma" and "actinic keratosis." The patient was scheduled for a large excision of the scalp for presumed multiple nodules of basal cell carcinoma and desired a second opinion from our Mohs surgery clinic. Read More

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July 2018
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Tinea (Pityriasis) Obscurans: Don't Ignore the Spore!

Skinmed 2018 1;16(4):255-257. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, Department of Biological Sciences, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York.

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July 2018
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Arthroderma chiloniense sp. nov. isolated from human stratum corneum: Description of a new Arthroderma species.

Mycoses 2018 Sep 11. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Institut für Mikrobiologie und Hygiene, Universitätsmedizin Berlin - Charité, Berlin, Germany.

A 68-year-old woman was submitted to our hospital because of erythematous and scaly skin lesions. To exclude tinea samples of stratum corneum were collected and used for mycological investigations. In this material, no fungal elements were detected microscopically, but inoculation on Sabouraud agar with cycloheximide yielded a presumptive dermatophyte fungus. Read More

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September 2018
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Topical Selenium Sulfide for the Treatment of Hyperkeratosis.

Dermatol Ther (Heidelb) 2018 Dec 10;8(4):639-646. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

University of California San Diego Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Healing Center, Encinitas, CA, USA.

Hyperkeratosis presents as thickened skin. It can be congenital or acquired. Typically, it affects the palms and soles; the distribution of epidermal involvement is either diffuse, focal, or punctate. Read More

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December 2018
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A Retrospective Study Comparing K101 Nail Solution as a Monotherapy and in Combination with Oral Terbinafine or Itraconazole for the Treatment of Toenail Onychomycosis.

Skin Appendage Disord 2018 Aug 16;4(3):166-170. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Department of Dermatology, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS.

Background: Onychomycosis is a difficult-to-treat fungal infection of the nails. The efficacy of monotherapy is not ideal, and combination therapies provide an alternative that may increase treatment efficacy.

Method: A retrospective analysis of data from 91 patients was undertaken. Read More

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August 2018
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Itching in a trichophytin contact dermatitis mouse model and the antipruritic effect of antifungal agents.

Clin Exp Dermatol 2018 Sep 6. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan.

Background: Tinea is an infectious disease by dermatophytes, of which Trichophyton species accounts for the overwhelming majority of case. Tinea often causes itching with inflammation. In terms of pruritus by fungal infection, however, tinea has not been investigated sufficiently to date. Read More

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September 2018
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[Laser Therapies for Onychomycosis in Japan].

Med Mycol J 2018 ;59(3):J45-J49

Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital.

Various treatment methods other than oral and topical antifungal medications have been employed to treat onychomycosis. Treatment methods include mechanical removal of the affected part of the nail plate by using a toenail cutter or grinder and chemical removal by using occlusive dressing therapy with salicylic acid plaster or urea cream. In recent years, laser therapies have received attention as modalities for treatment of onychomycosis. Read More

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October 2018
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Molecular Epidemiological Analysis of the Spreading Conditions of Trichophyton in Long-Term Care Facilities in Japan.

Jpn J Infect Dis 2018 Nov 31;71(6):462-466. Epub 2018 Aug 31.

Graduate School of Health Care Science, Bunkyo Gakuin University.

Tinea pedis and tinea unguium are common infectious diseases, and many elderly people are reported to contract these infections. In this study, to investigate whether strains of the same origin are spreading inside a long-term care facility, we analyzed Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes, isolated from the residents and staff at the facilities located in the Kanto area, using a genomic analytical method targeting tandem repeat regions in the nontranscribed spacer (NTS) region of ribosomal DNA. Five NTS types were confirmed in T. Read More

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November 2018
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Three Skulls Dating from the French Revolutionary Years Diagnosed with Tinea Capitis: A Paleopathologic Approach.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Oct;29(7):1713-1716

Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris, Necker - Enfants Malades University Hospital, Department of Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgery, Paris Descartes University, Sorbonne Paris Cité University, Paris, France.

The Musée Dupuytren was a Parisian pathology museum established in 1835. This museum hosted 3 skulls with severe craniofacial lesions initially tagged as aggressive forms of tinea capitis. The aim of this study was to investigate these specimens and discuss the initial diagnosis. Read More

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October 2018
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Clear Cell Papulosis: A Rare Pediatric Dermatosis.

Case Rep Pediatr 2018 12;2018:3908505. Epub 2018 Aug 12.

Department of Dermatology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore.

The diagnosis and management of pediatric hypopigmented lesions can be challenging given their wide range of differentials. In this case report, we present a case of a 3-year-old Chinese boy who was initially treated for tinea versicolor but subsequently diagnosed to have clear cell papulosis. The features, diagnosis, and management of clear cell papulosis are discussed in this article to raise awareness of this condition amongst pediatricians. Read More

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August 2018
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Detection of Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton interdigitale in onychomycosis using monoclonal antibodies against Sub6 (Tri r 2).

Mycoses 2018 Aug 28. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Department of Dermatology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Background: Onychomycosis is the most prevalent nail disease and is mainly caused by two dermatophyte species Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton interdigitale with a frequency in the range of 80% and 20%, respectively. The secreted protease Sub6 of the subtilisin family, which was never detected in vitro growth conditions, was found to be a robust marker of onychomycosis.

Objective: The aim of this work was to detect tinea unguium using anti-Sub6 monoclonal antibodies in proteins extracted from clinical nail samples. Read More

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August 2018
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Dermatophyte infection caused by : A rare case report from Madagascar.

Med Mycol Case Rep 2018 Jun 21;20:7-9. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Centre d'Infectiologie Charles Mérieux, Université Antananarivo, 101 Antananarivo, Madagascar.

We report a rare case of dermatophyte infection of the glabrous skin () caused by (formerly ). A 22-year-old Malagasy female who reported close contact reportedly with cats, presented a single round lesion with a peripheral, active, squamous and pruriginous inflammatory bead. Morphologic species identification was confirmed by sequencing the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of the genome. Read More

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June 2018
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The phytochemistry, pharmacokinetics, pharmacology and toxicity of Euphorbia semen.

J Ethnopharmacol 2018 Dec 23;227:41-55. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Department of Toxicology, School of Public Health, Peking University, No. 38 Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100191, China; Key Laboratory of State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine for Compatibility Toxicology, Beijing 100191, China; Beijing Key Laboratory of Toxicological Research and Risk Assessment for Food Safety, Beijing 100191, China. Electronic address:

Ethnopharmacological Relevance: Euphorbia semen, the dried and ripe seed of Euphorbia lathyris Linnaeus, is widely cultivated for traditional medicine use. This semen is used to expel water, help with phlegm retention, promote blood circulation, remove blood stasis, cure tinea and scabies, and treat amenorrhea, snakebites, terminal schistosomiasis, anuria and constipation.

Aim Of The Review: This review provides updated, comprehensive and categorized information on the local and traditional uses, phytochemistry, pharmacokinetics, pharmacological activities and toxicity of Euphorbia semen. Read More

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December 2018
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