Deep fungal infection

Fungal infections of the deeper tissues are only rarely associated with skin lesions in the United Kingdom, except in patients with AIDS. Some infections that involve deep tissue, histoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, and infections due to Penicillium marneffei, can present with skin lesions. In an HIV positive patient lesions resembling molluscum contagiosum may be the earliest feature of deep fungal infections.

In tropical countries deep fungal infections are more common. These are described in chapter 23. They should be considered in any patient from a tropical country with chronic indurated and ulcerating lesions.

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

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Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

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