Abstract: Fungalinfections are an important and increasingly prevalent cause of disease in certain patient populations... This article reviews the epidemiology and approach to diagnosis of a variety of fungalinfections Keyword: Diagnosis. Keyword: Epidemiology. Keyword: Fungi. Keyword: Pneumonia.
... predict a high risk of developing corneal perforation and/or the need to undergo therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty (TPK) AbstractText: This is a secondary analysis of Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II, a multicenter, double-masked, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial that enrolled 240 patients with smear-positive filamentous fungal corneal ulcers who ...
Corneal Perforation (6), Keratitis (2), Corneal Ulcers (1), more mentions
After traumatic cutaneous inoculation, several fungi can cause neglected mycoses such as sporotrichosis, chromoblastomycosis, mycetoma, entomophthoramycosis, and lacaziosis... For many years, paracoccidioidomycosis was considered the most prevalent endemic systemic mycosis in the Americas, but this situation might be changing with ... Both paracoccidioidomycosis and histoplasmosis can mimic several infectious and non-infectious medical conditions and ...
Mycoses (3), Paracoccidioidomycosis (2), Entomophthoramycosis (1), more mentions
AbstractText: To assess the risk factors for development of late-onset invasivepulmonaryaspergillosis (IPA) after kidney transplantation (KT) AbstractText: We performed a multinational case ... p 0.010) and more likely to have pre-transplant chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (p 0.001) and a diagnosis of bloodstream infection (p 0.016 ... Keyword: Late invasivepulmonaryaspergillosis.
... to understand the precise use of the established and new antifungal agents to successfully manage these complex infections in an already tenuous and frail host. This article discusses the main characteristics, clinical uses, and secondary effects of the main antifungals used in clinical practice Keyword: Amphotericin. Keyword: Antifungal. Keyword: Echinocandins. Keyword: Flucytosine. Keyword: Fungalinfections. Keyword: Invasive mycoses. Keyword: Triazoles.
Abstract: Many fungi cause pulmonary disease in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection... Because symptoms are frequently nonspecific, a high index of suspicion for fungalinfection is required for diagnosis. Clinical manifestations of fungalinfection in HIV-infected patients frequently depend on the degree of immunosuppression and ... Keyword: Mycoses.
Immune System Diseases (3) Infections (4), Lung Diseases (1), Mycoses (1), more mentions
Abstract: Invasive fungalinfection (IFI) is a rare but serious complication of traumatic injury... More research is needed to understand the factors surrounding the development and management of post-traumatic IFI to reduce the significant morbidity and mortality associated with this disease Keyword: Invasive fungalinfection... Keyword: mucormycosis. Keyword: trauma.
Abstract: Invasive fungalinfection (IFI) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised cancer patients... Keyword: Invasivefungalinfections. Keyword: Posaconazole. Keyword: Voriconazole.
Abstract: Patients in the intensive care unit are exposed to multiple stressors that predispose them to invasivefungalinfections (IFIs), which carry high morbidity and mortality... This article focuses on the most frequent IFIs: invasivecandidiasis and invasive aspergillosis Keyword: Antifungal. Keyword: Aspergillosis. Keyword: Candidiasis. Keyword: Fungalinfection. Keyword: ICU.
... efficacy of different dosages of caspofungin in the treatment of invasivecandidiasis and aspergillosis, in relation to the probability of pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic target attainment ... 24 hours and the minimal inhibitory concentration (AUC/MIC) for candidiasis or the minimal effective concentrations (AUC/MEC) for Aspergillus spp... Target attainment was >90% both for candidiasis (MIC≤0.06 mg/L) and aspergillosis (MEC≤0.5 mg/L), irrespective of dosing regimen but not ...
... the concordance in diagnoses made on 40 digital slides (DSs) vs traditional GSs in differentiating between spongiotic dermatitis (SD) and patch/plaque-stage mycosis fungoides (MF) AbstractText: Greater interobserver concordance rate in final diagnosis of SD vs MF was observed with the utilization of DS (86.7%) compared ... Keyword: mycosis fungoides.
Dermatology (3) Mycosis Fungoides (3), Dermatitis (3), more mentions
AbstractText: Phototherapy is used frequently to treat early-stage mycosis fungoides (MF. The effectiveness of bath psoralen-ultraviolet A (bath PUVA) and narrowband ultraviolet B (nbUVB) in MF is well established. However, evidence is limited comparing the effectiveness of the 2 modalities for early-stage MF. The objective of the present study was to compare the responses between the study ...
Abstract: Syringotropic mycosis fungoides (STMF) is a very rare variant of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma... a much milder disease course than its clinically indistinguishable adnexal counterpart, folliculotropic mycosis fungoides (FMF... plaques on the left upper extremity and right anterior thigh diagnosed as mycosis fungoides (MF) Stage 1A on initial superficial shave biopsy.