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1

What genus of cutaneous mycoses is this?

Epidermophyton

2

What is the treatment for Lymphacutaneous Sprorotrichosis?

Potassium Iodide and Itraconazole

3

What genus of cutaneous mycoses is this?

Microsporum

4

What genus of cutaneous mycoses is this?

Trichophyton

5

What is different about Fixed Sporotrichosis?

It does not present with a secondary lesion

6

What does this organism cause? and how is it treated?

Pityriasis Versicolor. Treated with Selenium sulfide and topical azoles

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saprophytes or members of host’s normal flora; found worldwide; infect neutropenic patients

Opportunistic

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live as saprophytes; disseminate throughout body; found in specific geographic regions; infect healthy and immunocompromised individuals alike

Endemic

9

What organism is this?

Sporothrix Schenkii

10

What organism is this?

Aspergillus

11

What organism is this

Blastomyces

12

What organism is this

blastomyces

13

What organism is this

Candida

14

What organism is this

Coccidiodes

15

What organism is this

Cryptococcus

16

What organism is this

Histoplasma

17

What organism is this

Pneumocystis jiriveci

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What organism is this

Zygomycetes

19

What organism is this

Zygomycetes

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What is the treatment for Candida?

topical antifungals, except C. glabrata: use amphotericin B and caspofungin

21

What is the treatment for aspergillosis?

Voriconazole and amphotericin B

22

What is the treatment for zygomycetes?

Posaconazole and Amphotericin B

23

What is the treatment for Pneumocystis jiriveci?

TMP-SMX, pentamidine

24

What is the treatment for cryptococcosis?

Amphotericin B and flucytosine, fluconazole

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What is the treatment for Histoplasmosis?

oral azoles and amphotericin B

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What is the treatment for blastomyces?

amphotericin B, itraconazole, and fluconazole

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What is the treatment for coccidiodes?

amphotericin B, oral azoles

28

Which systemic mycoses has dicotomous branching @ 45 degree angles?

Apergillus

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Which systemic mycoses buds from a narrow base?

Cryptococcus

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What is cryptococcus' extracellular capsule made of?

glucuronoxylomannan