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hypopigmented scaly nonpruritic/ mildly pruritic superficial lesions-

Tinea versicolor or more precisely Pityriasis versicolor is superficial skin infection caused by Yeast malassezia furfur, as name suggests skin lesions look in various colors from hypopigmentation to hyperpigmentation, yeast produces azelic acid that leads to discoloration humidity and hot conditions predispose to infection, commonly upper body is affected eg face neck chest back upper limb etc. diagnosis is easily made with KOH 10/20 % mount microscopic examination of skin scrapping here you can see the lesions of Patient in the picture, and other picture shows budding yeast and hyphae showing "" Spaghetti and meatballs appearance "".

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Educative & Useful Post Sir.

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Very Educative sir, thank you very much

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@Dr. Mukesh Pandey - pityriasis versicolor

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Useful info

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Nice posting sir.

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