Pityriasis versicolor


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Related to Pityriasis versicolor: pityriasis alba
(Med.) [NL.] (Med.), a parasitic disease of the skin, characterized by the development of reddish or brownish patches.

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Among the fungal infections, pityriasis versicolor was the most common, seen in 44 patients [16%), followed by onychomycosis seen in 32 patients (11.
Objective: To compare the efficacy of single dose of oral itraconazole 400mg with 1% topical clotrimazole in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor.
AD, SD, and pityriasis versicolor (PV); and comparative analysis with isolates from healthy host.
El Nino has been associated with increases in the occurrence of actinic keratosis, tinea, pityriasis versicolor, miliaria, folliculitis, rosacea, dermatitis caused by Paederus irritans and Paederus sabaeus, and certain vector-borne and waterborne diseases (such as dengue fever, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, Barmah Forest virus, and leptospirosis), and with decreases in the occurrence of dermatitis, scabies, psoriasis, and papular urticaria.
tinea pedis interdigitalis followed by pityriasis versicolor of upper trunk.
Objective: To make a comparison between terbinafine 1% cream and ketoconazole 2% cream in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor.
6%) individuals were having tinea pedis as it was the most frequent superficial fungal infection among Algerian Military personnel's beside onychomycosis, tinea capitis, pityriasis versicolor and tinea cruris.
The symptoms on his face had been misdiagnosed as a skin infection called erysipelas, while his shoulder was treated as a rash called pityriasis versicolor.
SD in the central face can appear similar to pityriasis versicolor, allergic contact dermatitis, and irritant dermatitis (pityriasis alba), but these conditions are not associated with diffuse dandruff.
Some differentials include pityriasis versicolor, freckles, lentigines, photopigmentation, lichen planus pigmentosus, Addison's disease, hemochromatosis, drug-induced, corn/calluses, seborrheic keratosis, psoriasis, hyperkeratotic eczema, tinea pedis, and many others.
The superficial and cutaneous mycoses conditions are Pityriasis versicolor, Seborrhoeic dermatitis, dandruff, Follicular pityriasis, Tinea nigra, White piedra, Black piedra and onychomycosis.