Erythrasma is caused by: (AIIMS Nov 2012)
1). Erythrasma is a superficial infection of the skin, most typically in the skin folds and is caused by Corynebacterium minutissimum.
2). A well demarcated brown discoloration with fine superficial scale is located in the skin folds, such as the submammary skin and groin.
3). When examined under Wood's light, it shows coral-red fluorescence.
4). Erythrasma responds well to topical azoles, e.g. clotrimazole and miconazole, as well as topical erythromycin cream, clindamycin and benzyl peroxide.