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Infectious Disease, Fungal

Oct 15, 2020 Issue
Pruritic Rash on the Hand of a Home Gardener [Photo Quiz]

A patient presented with a pruritic rash on the hand after working in the garden.


Feb 15, 2020 Issue
Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) in Primary Care [Article]

The incidence of coccidioidomycosis is increasing in endemic areas, and it has been identified as the cause of as many as 17% to 29% of all cases of community-acquired pneumonia in some regions. Find out which patients are at risk, and who should receive antifungal therapy.


Aug 1, 2018 Issue
Terbinafine for Onychomycosis [Medicine by the Numbers]

Preliminary evidence indicates that combining terbinafine with an azole appears to be superior to terbinafine alone. Further study is necessary to compare combined treatment with terbinafine plus an azole vs. terbinafine alone.


Nov 15, 2016 Issue
Swelling and Erythema of the Scalp on a Teenager [Photo Quiz]

A teenager presented with swelling and erythema on the scalp.


Mar 15, 2011 Issue
Treatment-Resistant Plaque on the Thigh [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Sep 15, 2010 Issue
IDSA Releases Guidelines on Management of Cryptococcal Disease [Practice Guidelines]

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently updated its guidelines on the management of cryptococcal disease. The new guidelines include a discussion of the management of cryptococcal meningoencephalitis in three risk groups: patients who are HIV-positive, organ transplant recipients,...


Sep 1, 2009 Issue
IDSA Updates Guideline on Treatment of Candidiasis [Practice Guidelines]

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has published updated recommendations on the treatment of candidiasis.


Jun 1, 2008 Issue
Acute Oral and Ocular Changes in a Patient with Diabetic Ketoacidosis [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Apr 1, 2007 Issue
Effective Topical Treatments for Nongenital Warts [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Topical salicylic or lactic acid and cryotherapy are effective treatments for nongenital warts. Although cryotherapy is somewhat more effective, it is associated with more pain and blistering than salicylic or lactic acid. The spontaneous cure rate of nongenital warts is 50 to 70 percent after three...


Jul 15, 2004 Issue
Rash and Fever in an Ill-Appearing Child [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


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