Fungal Skin Infections

Return to all Skin Problems and Disease sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Distinguish cutaneous fungal infections from other skin diseases and infections.
2. Identify fungal infections using a KOH preparation with fungal stain and microscopy.
3. Describe when to use oral antifungal medications rather than topical preparations.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
10/20/2017

Richard P. Usatine, MD, Professor, Family and Community Medicine Professor, Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery Medical Director, Skin Clinic University of Texas HSC, San Antonio

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
10/20/2017
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