MALASSEZIA INFECTION is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Malassezia species are components of the normal skin flora and can cause tinea (pityriasis) versicolor, round scaly patches of hypo- or hyperpigmented skin on the neck, chest, or upper arms. M. furfur causes catheter-related fungemia in premature neonates receiving IV lipids by central venous catheter. Topical creams and lotions for 2 weeks are effective in treating superficial Malassezia infections; fungemia caused by Malassezia species is treated with AmB or fluconazole, prompt removal of the catheter, and discontinuation of the lipid infusion.

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TY - ELEC T1 - MALASSEZIA INFECTION ID - 623275 ED - Fauci,Anthony S, ED - Hauser,Stephen L, ED - Jameson,J Larry, ED - Kasper,Dennis L, ED - Longo,Dan L, ED - Loscalzo,Joseph, BT - Harrison's Manual of Medicine UR - PB - McGraw Hill Inc. ET - 19 DB - Harrison's Manual of Medicine DP - Unbound Medicine ER -