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Information/Presentation PE/Diagnostics Treatment Tinea corporis http :// emedicine . medscape . c om / article /1091473- overview -Recent travel or contact with infected individuals/animals -Tinea corporis gladiatorum is a dermatophyte infection spread by skin-to-skin contact between wrestlers -Pruritic annular plaque may be present -Immunocomprimised patients may have severe pain/pruritis -lesion begins as an erythematous, scaly plaque that may rapidly worsen and enlarge Diagnostics: -Scrape skin from border and prep with
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Unformatted text preview: a KOH solutions: reveals: branching hyphae amongst epithelial cells-If KOH is neg., do a dermatophyte test medium (DTM) culture-positive culture is when the culture changes from yellow to red in color-Econazole Nitrate Cream 1%-applied 2cm past borders and just enough to cover rash-2 times a day for 2 weeks Or-Diflucan-50mg/d for 2 weeks PO 2 nd Image is Annular Plaque Information/Presentation PE/Diagnostics Treatment...
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