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Dermatophytes

Microsporum canis
Trichophyton tonsurans
Epidermopophyton floccosum

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Hsr rxn distant from initial site

Dermatophytid reaction

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Green fluorescence on wood's lamp
Septate hyphae on koh
Hyphae and conidia on saboraud's

Dermatophytes

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Ttt for tinea versicolor

Miconazole

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Rose gardeners's dse

Sporotrichosis
Sporothrix schenkii

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Ttt for sporotrichosis

Itraconazole
Potassium iodide

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Inhalation of arthrospores

Coccidioides immitis

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Valley fever

Coccidioides immitis

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Ttt for valley fever

Itraconazole
Amphotericin B

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Transmitted thru microconidia via bat guano or starling droppings

Histoplasma capsulatum

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Closely mimics ptb

Histoplasmosis

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Causes tongue ulceration in aids

Histoplasma capsulatum

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Round yeast with broad based bud

Blastomyces dermatitidis

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MCC of fungal pneumonia

Blastomyces dermatitidis
Blastomycoses

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Ttt for blastomycosis

Itraconazole

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Thick yeast with multiple buds in wheel configuration

Paracoccidioides brasiliensis

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Manhater dse caused by

Paracoccidioides brasiliensis

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Fungi causing painful ulcers in mouth and nose

Paracoccidioides brasiliensis

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Oval yeast with single bud or pseudo hyphae
Germ tubes in serum
Chlamydo spores in culture

Candida albicans

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Right sided endocarditis

Candida albicans

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Chemoprophylaxis for fungal infections

Fluconazole

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Oval yeast with narrow based bud surrounded by wide polysaccharide capsule in india ink

Cryptococcus neoformans

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MCC of meningitis in aids

Cryptococcus neoformans

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Assoc with pigeon droppings containing soil

Cryptococcus neoformans

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DOC for Cryptococcus neoformans

Amphotericin b
Flucytosine

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Septate hyphae that form acute angles
Exist only as molds

Aspergillus fumigatus

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Brownish bronchial plugs
Crescent sign

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

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DOC for aspergillosis

Amphotericin B

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Nonseptate hyphae with walls and branches at right angles

Mucormycosis

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Rhino orbital cerebral infection

Mucormycosis

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Hat shaped cells seen in bronchioalveolar washings

Pneumocystis jiroveci

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MC. Aids defining illness

PCP

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Diffuse interstitial pneumonia with ground glass infiltrates

PCP

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DOC for PCP

Cotrimoxazole

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Major membrane sterol in fungi

Ergosterol