Malassezia folliculitis (MF) is a persistent contamination of the pilosebaceous follicles caused by a skin fungus Malassezia Sp. MF consequences from overgrowth of yeast present in the normal cutaneous flora. Eruptions can be related to situations such as immunosuppression and antibiotic use. We would like provide the case report of male patient, age 27, who provide an overview of Malassezia-associated skin diseases induced by long-term oral corticosteroids along with diagnostic techniques and treatment options.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-277
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jan 2024


  • Dermoscopy
  • Malassezia folicullitis
  • Oral corticosteroid


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