Web Space Dermatophytosis


By Adi Pajazetovic, DPM, Kalani Parker, DPM Tinea pedis resistant to treatment may require systemic antifungals History A 67-year-old male with no known significant past medical history presented to clinic with an itchy dermatitis like lesion within his left fourth web space. Lesion has been present for an undefined length of time. Physical Examination Patient presented with an eczematous/tinea like lesion within the left fourth web space along with maceration to the area. Diagnostic Testing A shave biopsy was performed and a submission of a skin fragment measuring 0.3 x 0.3 x 0.1 cm was received [...]

Web Space Dermatophytosis2020-09-16T14:58:33-04:00

Molluscum Contagiosum


By Courtney McClurkin, DPM; Andrew Olson, DPM Molluscum contagiosum can be confused with a variety of different skin pathologies History A 25 year old male with no known significant past medical history presents with a pigmented lesion to plantar aspect of his left foot present for an undetermined period of time. Physical Examination A raised red and black 3mm lesion is seen on the plantar aspect of left foot. Diagnostic Testing A 2mm punch biopsy was performed with clinical concern to rule out melanoma. Histological Findings Typical histological features of molluscum contagiosum were identified including [...]

Molluscum Contagiosum2020-09-16T14:55:55-04:00
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