Common Fungal Diseases of Skin
True about Pityriasis Versicolor is? (AIIMS May 2013)
|A||Yellow / golden fluorescence under wood's lamp.|
|B||KOH smear show characteristic "Sphaghetti & Meatball" appearance.|
|C||Mostly involve shoulder and trunk in children.|
|D||All of the above|
All of the above
Pityriasis Versicolor / Tinea Versicolor
1). MC type of superficial mycoses c/by Malassezia furfur (Pityrosporum orbiculare).
2). Groups of macules which are hyperpigmented in whites / hypopigmented in dark skinned races, are seen over trunk light brown macules with furfuraceous scaling.
3). Yellow / golden fluorescence under wood's lamp.
4). KOH smear show characteristic "Sphaghetti & Meatball" appearance.
5). Mostly involve shoulder and trunk in children.
6). Common in adult