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Skin infections

Fungi diagnostic challenge

Choose the correct diagnosis for each image: Mix and match: [table] : Cheilitis :Intertrigo :Paronychia : Balanitis Explanation: Cutaneous candidiasis can present in various ways including angular cheilitis, intertrigo, balanitis and chronic paronychia with nail dystrophy. Choose the correct diagnosis for each image: Mix and match: [table] : Pityriasis versicolor : Seborrhoeic dermatitis : Tinea cruris : Tinea corporis Explanation: Fungal infection due to dermatophyte results in a unilateral slowly enlarging erythematous scaly plaque with circinate border and tendency to central clearing (tinea corporis, tinea cruris). Yeast infections due to malassezia infection characteristically results in “pityriasis” or bran-like scaling (seborrhoeic dermatitis, pityriasis versicolor).