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Fungi

Moulds

Filamentous growth form comprised of hyphae
reproduce by spores
free living in environment
infection--> inhalation of spores

Yeast

Unicellular
reproduce by budding
commensal-opportunistic
effect skin, nails and mucous membranes

Dermatophytes

Obligate pathogens
Ringworm fungi
fungi affecting skin, hair and nails
Trichophyton, microsporum, epidermophyton

Dermatophytosis

keratinophilic mould

T interdigitale and T rubrum

Foot and nail infections

Skin lesions require _________ therapy
Scalp or nail infections ________ therapy

Topical, oral

Subcutaneous mycoses

Mould fungal spores
Mycetoma

candidosis

Yeast infection- Candida
commensal in mouth and GI
Cause: thrush, cutaneous nail infection
Vaginal c - pregnant women
Oral c- AIDS

Flucanazole

Treatment for candidosis

Cryptococcosis

encapsulated Yeast
treatment: flucanazole, flycytosine, amphotericin B

Aspergillosis

Mould in soil
A.fumigatus
Inhalation of spores
Spread in lungs especially neutropenia
CT scan-fungal infection
Treatment: Amphotericin B, voriconazole, posaconazole and caspofungin

Mucormycosis

Mould
Spoiled food
Cutaneous infection- contamination of wound
necrtoic infarction
Amphotericin B

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