dermatophyte infections<P><STRONG><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="Tinea Versicolor" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0512cfpDCCase2small_thumb.jpg" width=90 height=30></STRONG>These 2 adolescents have a skin infection with the same organism. Their presentations are, however, unique. The varied colors explain the name of this condition. How do you decide whether systemic therapy will be indicated? Also, what advice will you give the patients about the chance of recurrent infection?</P>
dermatophyte infectionsAn 11-year-old boy who was receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis because of end-stage renal disease secondary to membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis was hospitalized with hypocalcemia 2 days after subtotal parathyroidectomy.
dermatophyte infectionsA 2½ -year-old child is hospitalized with a 1-month history of worsening persistent cough.
dermatophyte infectionsA 3-year-old boy was at home with his cousin who was preparing for a fishing trip when a fishhook accidentally became lodged in the distal part of the child’s right middle finger.
dermatophyte infections<DIV id=article-content-body><IMG style="BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px; MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left; BORDER-TOP-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-LEFT-WIDTH: 0px" class=imageBorderBlue alt="Tinea Faciei" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/img_4dbb0dd696e93.jpg" width=100 height=100> <!-- END FIGURE CODE --> <P>This asymptomatic plaque on the left cheek of a 12-year-old girl was not responding to a cream that her physician had prescribed when the rash began. Is there a simple diagnostic test? Is there an effective topical therapy?</P></DIV>
DermatitisAmblyopia (lazy eye) is characterized by unilateral or bilateral impairment in visual acuity, uncorrected by optical means, without detectable anatomic damage in the eye or visual pathway.