Tinea Versicolor

(Pityriasis versicolor) Tinea versicolor is a skin infection with Malassezia, which manifests itself with numerous asymptomatic scaly patches of different color from white to brown to pink. The diagnosis is made based on the clinical appearance and the potassium-native specimen. The treatment is topical or oral antifungals sometimes. Recurrences are common. Malassezia is a dimorphic fungus that is normally a harmless part of the skin flora, but caused versicolor tinea…

September 3, 2018