Malassezia – Subcutaneous, Cutaneous and Superficial Mycoses

by Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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    The lecture Malassezia – Subcutaneous, Cutaneous and Superficial Mycoses by Vincent Racaniello, PhD is from the course Fungi.

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    1. Most commonly, people can inhale the spores and this causes pulmonary sporotrichosis
    2. It is a dimorphic fungus which can alternate between filamentous forms
    3. The infection is spread by introducing spores into the body
    4. This fungus is present in soil, moss, decaying wood, and vegetation. Acquisition of the disease is mostly associated with people who work outdoors or with people who have jobs involving farming, landscaping, and gardening
    5. Sporotrichosis can be treated with Itraconazole
    1. Tinea onychomycosis: finger or toe nails
    2. Tinea capitis: crotch
    3. Tinea pedis: head
    4. Tinea cruris: feet
    5. Tinea ungiuim: hands
    1. In aerosolized particles in the air
    2. In soil
    3. In animals
    4. On locker room floors
    5. On shower walls
    1. Through a break in the skin
    2. From eating contaminated food
    3. Via the fecal-oral route
    4. Being diffused through pores on the skin
    5. Through contaminated drinking water
    1. Athlete's Foot
    2. Seborrheic dermatitis
    3. Pruritic erythematous patches in the eyebrows, mustache or beard
    4. Tinea versicolor
    5. Dandruff
    1. Itraconazole, topical
    2. Terbinafine, topical
    3. Ketoconazole, oral
    4. Itraconazole, I.V.
    5. Terbinafine, oral
    1. Stratum Corneum
    2. Stratum Basale
    3. Stratum Spinosum
    4. Stratum granulosum
    5. Stratum Lucidum
    1. Malassezia
    2. Candida albicans
    3. Aspergillus
    4. Blastomyces
    5. Microsporum

    Author of lecture Malassezia – Subcutaneous, Cutaneous and Superficial Mycoses

     Vincent Racaniello, PhD

    Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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