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Mycoses

 

diseases of humans and animals that are caused by parasitic fungi.

In humans The most common mycotic infections in humans are dermatomycoses. Some mycoses affect only humans and are transmitted from man to man or through infected utensils and apparel. Other mycotic infections are transmitted to humans by animals. Mycoses are classified according to which organs and tissues they infect. There are mycoses of the skin, hair, and nails (trichophytosis, microsporosis, favus); mycoses of the skin and nails (epidermophytosis, candidiasis); and mycoses of internal organs, that is, systemic mycoses (actinomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, blastomycosis). The development of mycosis in humans depends on the pathogenicity of the fungus, the defensive capabilities of the body and the infected organ, and environmental factors.

REFERENCE

Kashkin, P. N. Dermatomikozy, 2nd ed. Leningrad, 1954.
In animals Livestock, fur-bearing and other carnivorous animals, rodents, bees, and fishes are susceptible to mycoses. The causative agents of mycoses, upon penetrating the body, produce specific pathological processes on the skin and its derivatives (such superficial mycoses as trichophytosis, microsporosis, and favus) and in internal organs (such systemic mycoses as lymphangitis, sporotrichosis, streptotrichosis, North American blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, and cryptococcosis). Superficial mycoses are ubiquitous; systemic mycoses are found predominantly in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

REFERENCE

Spesivtseva, N. A. Mikozy i mikotoksikozy zhivotnykh, 2nd ed. Moscow, 1964.

N. A. SPESIVTSEVA

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Amazingly, even though hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific articles, the Merck Manual (5), and Mayo Laboratories (6) all document common problems due to systemic mycoses, many medical practitioners 'do not believe in them,' will not test for them, and will not treat them, while some others treat mycotic infections for too short of period of time to be effective (7).
(9.) De Pauw B, Walsh TJ, Donnelly JP, Stevens DA, Edwards JE, Calandra T, et al; European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer/Invasive Fungal Infections Cooperative Group.; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Mycoses Study Group (EORTC/MSG) Consensus Group.
The questionnaire allowed documentation of potential predisposing factors for foot mycoses, age, sex, diabetes, vascular disease, immunosuppressive drug treatment, psoriasis, fungal infection of the skin, dermatological pathology, associated fingernails onychomycosis, family history of foot mycoses, ritual religious washing, physical activities, used shoes, occlusive shoes, using of publics showers, swimming pools, smoking, walking barefoot, thermal station, pedicure, and the application of henna.
Bilge, "Differential diagnosis of denture-induced stomatitis, Candida, and their variations in patients using complete denture: a clinical and mycological study," Mycoses, vol.
Amazingly, even though hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific articles, the Merck Manual, and Mayo Laboratories all document common problems due to systemic mycoses, many medical practitioners "do not believe in them," will not test for them, and will not treat them, while some others treat mycotic infections for too short a time to be effective.
Econazole and miconazole have also been used intravenously, but absorbed levels are usually too low for treatment of systemic mycoses.
The authors of the study published in Mycoses had no financial conflicts to disclose.
patent #8119696, titled "Treatment of superficial and cutaneous mycoses with a pure form of 1,7-bis(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenl)-3,5-heptanedione." The patent covers the company's TetraPure ingredient for hair, skin and nails.
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Rosen had no conflicts to disclose, nor did the au thors of the study published in Mycoses.