Explore the latest in fungal infections, including recent advances in diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous and systemic infection.
This study assesses the rate and utility of monitoring laboratory test result abnormalities in adults and children taking terbinafine and griseofulvin for treatment of dermatophyte infections.
This case report describes a pregnant woman who developed tinea manus from Trichophyton erinacei infection transmitted to her from her pet hedgehogs.
This pharmacoepidemiology study uses Swedish and Norwegian registry data to investigate associations between fluconazole use during pregnancy and subsequent stillbirth and neonatal death.
This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review comparing the effectiveness and safety of oral antifungal medications for treatment of fungal toenail infection.
A man in his 40s presented with enlarging, nonpainful upper extremity nodules developing over the preceding 9 months; he was renovating a commercial cannabis grow house in California at time of onset and described the construction site as being filled with intoxicating mold. What is your diagnosis?
This retrospective medical record review examines the prevalence of laboratory monitoring and laboratory abnormalities during systemic terbinafine therapy in pediatric onychomycosis.
This study examines changes in practice patterns for fungal keratitis.
This analysis assesses the incidence of Pneumocystis pneumonia in patients with autoimmune blistering diseases receiving no routine prophylaxis.
This study determines whether eye bank–processed endothelial keratoplasty tissue is at higher risk of contamination than unprocessed tissue.
This case report describes a man in his 30s with intermittent left eye pain 13 months after undergoing an implantation of a Boston keratoprosthesis for bullous keratopathy.
A 67-year-old man with granulomatous polyangiitis treated with prednisone and azathioprine has a positive galactomannan enzyme immunoassay and fungal cultures positive for Aspergillus fumigatus in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid obtained for evaluation of dyspnea and a cavitary pulmonary nodule. How would you interpret the test results?
This secondary analysis of the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II explores the development of corneal perforation and the need to undergo therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty among participants enrolled in the trial.
This study examined 50 years of facial images of fashion models to determine a trend toward fuller lips.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial explores the role of adjuvant oral voriconazole on clinical outcomes in Fusarium keratitis.
A 30-year-old man was referred with progressive quadriplegia that started from the right lower limb and gradually spread to the upper limb and contralateral side. Cerebrospinal fluid testing revealed pleocytosis, elevated protein concentration, and a decreased glucose level, and magnetic resonance imaging of the cervical spine revealed multiple intramedullary lesions. What is your diagnosis?
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