In outpatient clinics and hospitals, the occurence of unexpected cases of active tuberculosis (TB) often causes irritation among medical personal and contact patients. Occupational precautions such as wearing masks and gowns serves to lower the infection risk.
Causative agent of Tinea and Malassezia folliculitis
Malassezia furfur is a saprophyte of the physiological microflora of the human skin. This obligate lipophilic sprouting depends on the supply of long-chain fatty acids and therefore prefers areas of skin with seborrheic milieu.
Aortic sclerosis and atherosclerosis are also secondary findings in cross-sectional imaging examinations of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines, and are particularly striking on computer tomography scans.