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Case Number : Case 3083 - 28 April 2022 Posted By: Saleem Taibjee

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61F Ongoing pruritic rash axillae + groins. Poor response to antifungals.


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Eman El-Nabarawy

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Erythrasma. Orthokeratosis with tiny blue filamentous structures smaller than fungal structures..? Gram stain.

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vincenzo

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On 30/04/2022 at 16:21, Eman El-Nabarawy said:

Erythrasma. Orthokeratosis with tiny blue filamentous structures smaller than fungal structures..? Gram stain.

more than visible you guess them( corynebacteria minutissima ), but I agree. 

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Saleem Taibjee

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Well done indeed, erythrasma. Gram stain shown below.

BW, Saleem

58265_20.0x Gram labelled.jpg58265_51.4x Gram labelled.jpg

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