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Image Number 326 (Candidiasis)

 
Morphology:
Peeling

Diagnosis: Candidiasis

Site: Hand,dorsum

Sex: F

Age: 46

Type: Clinical

Description: Thickened nails and chronic paronychia

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Chronic candidiasis is seen in diabetics and individuals who are exposed to excess water.The intertriginous lesions are made up of a sodden epidermis similar to Tinea pedis.The diagnosis of candida is made by culture.Oral fluconazole weekly is effective therapy.

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