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PITYRIASIS (TINEA) VERSICOLOR (PEDIATRIC)
Pityriasis (tinea) versicolor is a benign, superficial, common fungal infection localized to the stratum corneum.
It occurs most commonly in postpubertal individuals when the sebaceous glands are the most active.
Facial involvement is common in adolescents, but lesions are also found on the upper trunk, neck, arms, dorsum of the hand and pubis.
Patient presents with erythematous, hypo- or hyperpigmented macules or patches that may have a slight scale.
It is caused by the lipophilic yeast Malassezia furfur.
Drug Information

Indication: Relief of external thrush symptoms.

Indication: Dermatophytoses, mycoses & various fungi, pityriasis versicolor, infection & superinfection (gm +ve). ...

Indication: Topical treatment of dermatophyte skin infections eg, tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea manus & tinea pe...

Indication: Cap: Vulvovag & oral candidosis; dermatomycosis, plantar tinea pedis & palmar tinea manus, pityriasis ...

Indication: Tinea pedis, cruris, corporis & versicolor; cutaneous candidiasis.

Indication: Acute or recurrent genital & vag candidiasis, candidal balanitis, dermatomycosis including tinea pedis, ti...

Indication: Cryptococcosis ie, cryptococcal meningitis & infections of other sites (eg, pulmonary, cutaneous). Mainten...

Indication: Fungal skin infections including candidiasis, tinea & pityriasis versicolor.

Indication: Management of superficial candidiasis & fungal skin infections eg, mucocutaneous candidiasis, dermatophyto...

Indication: Cryptococcosis. Systemic, mucosal & vag candidiasis. Prevention of fungal infection in patient w/ malignan...

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