Difference between revisions of "Candida dermatitis"

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*Local fungal infection caused by the [[Candida]] genus  
 
*Local fungal infection caused by the [[Candida]] genus  
 
*Most commonly seen in infants (diaper dermatitis) or intertriginous areas
 
*Most commonly seen in infants (diaper dermatitis) or intertriginous areas
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==Clinical Features<ref name=candida>Kauffmann CA. Overview of Candida Infections. UptoDate. 2016.</ref>==
 
==Clinical Features<ref name=candida>Kauffmann CA. Overview of Candida Infections. UptoDate. 2016.</ref>==
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==Management<ref name=management>Pappas PG, Kauffman CA, Andes DR, et al. Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Candidiasis: 2016 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis 2016; 62:e1.</ref>==
 
==Management<ref name=management>Pappas PG, Kauffman CA, Andes DR, et al. Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Candidiasis: 2016 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis 2016; 62:e1.</ref>==
*Topical nystatin, ketoconazole, or clotrimazole applied twice per day until resolution
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*Topical [[nystatin]], [[ketoconazole]], or [[clotrimazole]] applied twice per day until resolution
  
 
==Disposition==
 
==Disposition==

Latest revision as of 22:43, 10 September 2020

Background

  • Local fungal infection caused by the Candida genus
  • Most commonly seen in infants (diaper dermatitis) or intertriginous areas

Dermatitis Types

Clinical Features[1]

Diaper Dermatitis
  • Pruritus and erythematous changes in high risk locations: inguinal folds, axilla, scrotum, intergluteal/inframammary/abdominal folds

Differential Diagnosis

  • Tinea cruris
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Contact Dermatitis

Evaluation

  • erythematous, macerated, intertriginous plaques with satellite pustules or papules
  • KOH prep or culture of skin scrapings

Management[2]

Disposition

  • Outpatient

See Also

External Links

References

  1. Kauffmann CA. Overview of Candida Infections. UptoDate. 2016.
  2. Pappas PG, Kauffman CA, Andes DR, et al. Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Candidiasis: 2016 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis 2016; 62:e1.