Elastic Fibers in the Lesion Contents of Malassezia Folliculitis


Goktay F., Aydingoz I. E. , Mansur A. T. , Adaleti R., Gunes P.

TURKDERM-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY, vol.45, no.1, pp.29-32, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/turkderm.45.07
  • Title of Journal : TURKDERM-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.29-32

Abstract

Background and Design: The diagnosis of Malassezia folliculitis (MF) is mainly based on clinical suspicion, direct microscopy, histopathology, and efficacy of antimycotic treatment. We noticed thread-like structures (TS) during potassium hydroxide (KOH) examination of pustule contents. In this study, we aimed to answer the following question: "What could these TS be?"