MIC 541-Exam 5-Mycology 1

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  1. What example of a disease caused by a superficial mycosis was given?
    Pityriasis Versicolor
  2. What classification of Mycosis causes Pitriasis Versicolor?
    Superficial mycoses
  3. Describe Pityriasis Versicolor:
    • Chronic superficial infection of outer skin
    • Hypo- or hyper-pigmented scales
  4. Is Pityriasis Versicolor harmful?
    No, just cosmetic
  5. What causes Pityriasis Versicolor?
    Malassezia furfur
  6. What disease does Malassezia furfur cause?
    Pityriasis Versicolor
  7. What do Pityriasis versicolor lesions look like?
    hyper or hypo pigmented scales
  8. What are the treatments for Pityriasis Versicolor?
    • Keratinolytic agents (salicylic acid)
    • Topical imidazoles (miconizole)
  9. What disease is treated with keratinolytic agents or topical imidazoles?
    Pityriasis Versicolor
  10. What are the common features of Dermatophytes/cutaneous mycoses?
    • Only grow in dermis
    • Have enzymes that degrade keratin, elastin and collagen
    • Troublesome, not serious
  11. What are the three genera dermatophytes?
    • Microsporum
    • Trichophyton
    • Epidermophyton
  12. What type of mycoses are Epidermophyton, Trichophyton and Microsporum?
  13. What is another term for tinea?
  14. What is another term for ringworm?
  15. What tinea corporis?
    Ringworm of non-hairy body parts
  16. What is tinea capitis?
    scalp ringworm
  17. What is tinea pedis?
    Athletes foot
  18. What is tinea barbae?
    Beard ringworm
  19. What is tinea cruris?
    Jock itch
  20. Waht is tinea unguim?
    Nail ringworm
  21. What is the term for ringworm on non-hairy body parts?
    Tinea corporis
  22. What is the term for ringworm of the scalp?
    Tinea capitis
  23. What is the formal term for athletes foot?
    Tinea Pedis
  24. What is the term for ringworm of the beard?
    Tinea barbae
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MIC 541-Exam 5-Mycology 1
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MIC 541 Exam Mycology

MIC 541-Exam 5-Mycology 1
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