- University Of Vermont, College Of Medicine
- Biochemistry And Nutrition
- Biochemistry And Nutrition 1
- Fungal infections
Last Modified: 2014-09-01
Usually due to?
-Use of corticosteroids and broad spectrum antibiotics
// usually due to impaired epithelium
-Intertriginous zones, scrotum + mouth (moist)
-Culture in special media, grow moist white colonies
-Azoles, topical nystatin
-Ringworm, Tinia + location
-Hair: Scarring alopecia, kerion
-Skin: annular, dry, erythematous, scaly, itch, central clearing
-Nails: thickened deforormed, yellow, sub-ungal debris
-Close human contact, animals, soil
-KOH, long spindles
-Brown macules on palms, fingers, face
-Tx: Topical salicylic
Tincture of iodine
-Hyper+hypo pigmented macules, chest back and arms
-KOH, spaghetti and meatballs
-Caused by 6 types of pigmented fungi from soil and decaying wood/plants
-Histo see copper pennies
-Granulomatis, dermal and subq, drain sulfur grains
primary vs secondary?
-Primary: Assymptomatic, fever, chest pain, cough, WL, nodular lung lesion
-Secondary: 1% Chronic, lungs, bones, meninges
-Histo: Rectangle sin chains = bug, spherules in tissue
-Resevoir: bats soil, avian
-Inhaled, macrophages, suppress CMI
-Pulmonary infection, assymp 95%; disseminated infection, liver, spleen, lymphs; primary cutaneous infection
gold standard dx?
-Histo: broad based buds, figure 8
-Culture = gold standard
-Histo: Mariner's wheel
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