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Mixed diagnoses – 10 cases (1 of 11)

For each of the ten cases, study the image(s) and then answer the questions. You can click on the image to view a larger version if required.

Each case should take approximately 2 minutes to complete. There is a list of suggested further reading material at the end of the quiz.

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Case 2

Candidal angular cheilitis (perléche)

Candida albicans may be induced by broad spectrum antibiotics broad spectrum antibiotics. Candidal skin infection may also be provoked by systemic steroids or by immunosuppressive drugs.

Look for vulvovaginitis and intertrigo in areas prone to candidal infection. It is more prevalent in diabetics and those with nutritional deficiencies, particularly iron and B vitamins. Treat with topical, and if necessary, oral antifungal agents.

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