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Case report. Folliculitis barbae caused by Candida albicans.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10680449     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Folliculitis barbae candidomycetica is a very rare disease and in the scientific literature this manifestation of candidosis is rarely described. In most cases, a connection with predisposing factors is suspected, although in the cases cited this connection was not frequently proved. Furthermore, in our patient who was suffering from a folliculitis candidomycetica no predisposing factors or illnesses were apparent. For this reason, the importance of such aetiological factors of Candida folliculitis must be critically discussed. Effective drugs for use in treatment are fluconazole, itraconazole and ketoconazole.
K Süss; I Vennewald; C Seebacher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mycoses     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0933-7407     ISO Abbreviation:  Mycoses     Publication Date:  1999  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-03-13     Completed Date:  2000-03-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8805008     Medline TA:  Mycoses     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  683-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use
Candidiasis, Cutaneous / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Fluconazole / therapeutic use
Folliculitis / microbiology*
Pyridones / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antifungal Agents; 0/Pyridones; 29342-05-0/ciclopirox; 86386-73-4/Fluconazole

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