Alexandro Bonifaz

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Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi Sporotrichosis: an update
    A Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, General Hospital of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 145:659-73. 2010
  2. pmc Superficial Mycoses Associated with Diaper Dermatitis
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology and Dermatology Service, Hospital General de Mexico, Dr Eduardo Liceaga, Dr Balmis 148, Col Doctores, CP 06720, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Mycopathologia 181:671-9. 2016
  3. doi [Trichomycosis (trichobacteriosis) capitis in an infant. Microbiological, dermoscopic and ultrastructural features]
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Servicio de Dermatología y Departamento de Micología, Hospital General de México Dr Eduardo Liceaga, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico Electronic address
    Rev Chil Pediatr . 2016
  4. doi Cutaneous blastomycosis. An imported case with good response to itraconazole
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Departamento de Micologia, Mexico Servicio de Dermatología del Hospital General de México, Mexico Electronic address
    Rev Iberoam Micol 33:51-4. 2016
  5. pmc Tinea nigra by Hortaea werneckii, a report of 22 cases from Mexico
    A Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, Hospital General de Mexico, Sánchez Azcona 317 202, Col del Valle, México D F CP 03020, Mexico
    Stud Mycol 61:77-82. 2008
  6. pmc The efficacy and safety of sertaconazole cream (2 %) in diaper dermatitis candidiasis
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, Hospital General de México OD, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Mycopathologia 175:249-54. 2013
  7. doi Cutaneous zygomycosis
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, General Hospital of Mexico, Dr Balmis 148, Colonia Doctores, Mexico City, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 30:413-9. 2012
  8. ncbi Sporotrichosis in childhood: clinical and therapeutic experience in 25 patients
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Mycology Department, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:369-72. 2007
  9. ncbi [Majocchi's granuloma]
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Departamento de Micologia, Hospital General de Mexico, SSA, Mexico D F, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 144:427-33. 2008
  10. ncbi Cutaneous sporotrichosis. Intermittent treatment (pulses) with itraconazole
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, Hospital General de México OD, Sanchez Azcona 317 int 202, Col del Valle, 03020 Mexito City, Mexico
    Eur J Dermatol 18:61-4. 2008

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Publications51

  1. ncbi Sporotrichosis: an update
    A Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, General Hospital of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 145:659-73. 2010
    ..The importance of the recognition of the clinical manifestations of the disease in some non-endemic areas helps to challenge the diagnosis and give an accurate therapy...
  2. pmc Superficial Mycoses Associated with Diaper Dermatitis
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology and Dermatology Service, Hospital General de Mexico, Dr Eduardo Liceaga, Dr Balmis 148, Col Doctores, CP 06720, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Mycopathologia 181:671-9. 2016
    ..Erythrasma is a pseudomycosis that is indistinguishable from candidiasis and may also occur in large skin folds. It is treated with topical antibacterial products and some antimycotics. ..
  3. doi [Trichomycosis (trichobacteriosis) capitis in an infant. Microbiological, dermoscopic and ultrastructural features]
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Servicio de Dermatología y Departamento de Micología, Hospital General de México Dr Eduardo Liceaga, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico Electronic address
    Rev Chil Pediatr . 2016
    ..This condition is characterised by the formation of bacterial nodules. Clinically, it can be confused with white piedra or pediculosis. The diagnosis is made by microscopic and dermoscopic observation and confirmed by culture...
  4. doi Cutaneous blastomycosis. An imported case with good response to itraconazole
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Departamento de Micologia, Mexico Servicio de Dermatología del Hospital General de México, Mexico Electronic address
    Rev Iberoam Micol 33:51-4. 2016
    ..Cutaneous blastomycosis is the second clinical presentation in frequency. It is considered as primary when it begins by inoculation of the fungus due to traumas, and secondary when the lung fails to contain the infection...
  5. pmc Tinea nigra by Hortaea werneckii, a report of 22 cases from Mexico
    A Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, Hospital General de Mexico, Sánchez Azcona 317 202, Col del Valle, México D F CP 03020, Mexico
    Stud Mycol 61:77-82. 2008
    ..The patients received topical treatment with Whitfield ointment, ketoconazole, bifonazole, or terbinafine. Treatment with keratolytic agents and topical antifungals was effective...
  6. pmc The efficacy and safety of sertaconazole cream (2 %) in diaper dermatitis candidiasis
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, Hospital General de México OD, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Mycopathologia 175:249-54. 2013
    ..Our goal was to assess the efficacy and safety of sertaconazole cream (2 %) in DDC...
  7. doi Cutaneous zygomycosis
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, General Hospital of Mexico, Dr Balmis 148, Colonia Doctores, Mexico City, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 30:413-9. 2012
    ..Treatment for the primary disease is surgical debridement plus amphotericin B. The secondary type is treated with amphotericin B and/or posaconazole...
  8. ncbi Sporotrichosis in childhood: clinical and therapeutic experience in 25 patients
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Mycology Department, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:369-72. 2007
    ..Nineteen patients were treated and cured clinically and mycologically with potassium iodide, three were cured with itraconazole and one with heat therapy...
  9. ncbi [Majocchi's granuloma]
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Departamento de Micologia, Hospital General de Mexico, SSA, Mexico D F, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 144:427-33. 2008
    ..Treatment includes systemic antimycotics. We reviewed the etiopathogenic, clinical, histopathological and therapeutic aspects of Majocchi's granuloma...
  10. ncbi Cutaneous sporotrichosis. Intermittent treatment (pulses) with itraconazole
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, Hospital General de México OD, Sanchez Azcona 317 int 202, Col del Valle, 03020 Mexito City, Mexico
    Eur J Dermatol 18:61-4. 2008
    ..Intermittent or pulsed itraconazole was effective in treating cutaneous sporotrichosis. It may be considered as a new treatment choice that entails an important reduction in total medication use...
  11. doi Palatal zygomycosis: experience of 21 cases
    A Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, Hospital General de México OD, Mexico GF
    Oral Dis 14:569-74. 2008
    ..To present a clinical report of palatal zygomycosis, its epidemiological, mycological features, and our treatment experience...
  12. doi Utility of helical computed tomography to evaluate the invasion of actinomycetoma; a report of 21 cases
    A Bonifaz
    Mycology Department, Dermatology Service, General Hospital of Mexico OD
    Br J Dermatol 158:698-704. 2008
    ..It is important to be aware of the extension and depth of the disease (bone and visceral) to make the prognosis and select treatment...
  13. doi Eumycetoma caused by Cladophialophora bantiana successfully treated with itraconazole
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, General Hospital of Mexico, Del Valle, Mexico
    Med Mycol 47:111-4. 2009
    ..Clinical and mycologic cure was achieved after 20 months of treatment with itraconazole at a starting dose of 300 mg/day that was tapered during the course of therapy. The patient's isolate had an itraconazole MIC of 0.012 microg/ml...
  14. doi Disseminated cutaneous histoplasmosis in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: report of 23 cases
    A Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, Hospital Angeles and Hospital de Enfermedades Guatamalan Social Security Institute, Guatamala City, Guatamala
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:481-6. 2009
    ..Amphotericin B and itraconazole were the main drugs used for treatment. Treatment response was variable: four of the patients were cured, six improved and remain stable, nine patients died, and four patients were lost to follow-up...
  15. doi Tinea versicolor, tinea nigra, white piedra, and black piedra
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, General Hospital of Mexico DO, Dr Balmis 148, Colonia Doctores México DF, 06720, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 28:140-5. 2010
    ..Diagnosis of these mycoses is made from mycologic studies, direct examination, stains, and isolation, and identification of the fungi. Treatment includes systemic antifungals, topical antifungals, and keratolytics...
  16. ncbi Oral geotrichosis: report of 12 cases
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, General Hospital of Mexico, Col Doctores, Mexico, D F
    J Oral Sci 52:477-83. 2010
    ..G. candidum may be isolated from the oral flora of a small proportion of patients, either normal individuals or those with associated conditions...
  17. doi Tinea imbricata in the Americas
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology and Dermatology Service, General Hospital of Mexico DO, Mexico City, Mexico
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 24:106-11. 2011
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  18. ncbi Cytobrush-culture method to diagnose tinea capitis
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, Hospital General de México OD, Sanchez Azcona 317 int 202, Col del Valle, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Mycopathologia 163:309-13. 2007
    ..5 days until positive. The chi-square statistical method showed that the cytobrush culture was superior to the standard one with a chi-square of 5.078 (P = 0.025), with a statistically significant difference versus the standard method...
  19. ncbi Onychomycosis by molds. Report of 78 cases
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, Hospital General de México OD, Sánchez Azcona 317 202, Col del Valle, CP 03020, Mexico D F
    Eur J Dermatol 17:70-2. 2007
    ..Onychomycoses by molds are infrequent; in this study they accounted for 1.49% of cases. The clinical features are virtually similar to those caused by dermatophytes, which makes the clinicomycological tests necessary...
  20. ncbi Treatment of chromoblastomycosis with terbinafine: experience with four cases
    A Bonifaz
    Mycology, General Hospital of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Dermatolog Treat 16:47-51. 2005
    ..It is a difficult-to-treat mycosis with low cure rates and a high rate of relapses...
  21. ncbi Treatment of actinomycetoma due to Nocardia spp. with amoxicillin-clavulanate
    A Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, General Hospital of Mexico, OD, Dr Balmis 148, Col Doctores, Mexico DF, CP 06720, Mexico
    Br J Dermatol 156:308-11. 2007
    ..There are two treatments of choice for these cases: a regimen of dapsone plus trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (co-trimoxazole) and, recently, amikacin, either alone or combined. However, not all cases respond properly to these therapies...
  22. ncbi Mycetoma in children: experience with 15 cases
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Mycology Department, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:50-2. 2007
    ..Mycetoma is a chronic infection caused by aerobic actinomycetes and filamentous fungi. It is an occupational disease frequent in tropical countries and is uncommon in children...
  23. ncbi Tinea barbae (tinea sycosis): experience with nine cases
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Micology Department, General Hospital of Mexico, Dr Balmis 148, col Doctores CP 06720, Mexico D F, Mexico
    J Dermatol 30:898-903. 2003
    ..Clinical and mycologic cures were achieved at 6 to 8 weeks of treatment at the usual doses...
  24. ncbi Treating chromoblastomycosis with systemic antifungals
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, General Hospital of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:247-54. 2004
    ..It is important to determine the in vitro sensitivity of the major causal agents to the various drugs, by estimating the minimum inhibitory concentration, as well as drug tolerability and drug interactions...
  25. doi Endemic systemic mycoses: coccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, paracoccidioidomycosis and blastomycosis
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Departamento de Micologia, Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital General de Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 9:705-14; quiz 715. 2011
    ..capsulatum reported in European countries such as Italy and Germany. In this article, we provide up-to-date epidemiological, clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic data on the four most important imported systemic mycoses in Europe...
  26. pmc Mycetoma: experience of 482 cases in a single center in Mexico
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Mycology, Dermatology Service, General Hospital of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e3102. 2014
    ..This is a single-center, with long-follow up, cross-sectional study that allows determining the prevalence and characteristics of mycetoma in different regions of Mexico...
  27. doi Severe disseminated phaeohyphomycosis in an immunocompetent patient caused by Veronaea botryosa
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Mycology Department, Service of Dermatology, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Mycopathologia 175:497-503. 2013
    ..Therapy with posaconazole (800 mg/day) was started showing a gradual improvement of lesions with a reduction in size and flattening of the eruptions...
  28. doi Comparison of direct microscopy, culture and calcofluor white for the diagnosis of onychomycosis
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Servicio de Dermatología y Departamento de Micología, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Rev Iberoam Micol 30:109-11. 2013
    ..Mycological diagnosis of onychomycosis can be performed by direct microcopy (KOH), cultures and calcofluor white...
  29. ncbi [Correlation between clinical characteristics and mycological tests in the vulvovaginitis by Candida]
    Rafael Buitrón García
    Hospital General de Mexico, OD, Mexico DF
    Ginecol Obstet Mex 75:68-72. 2007
    ..Vulvovaginitis caused by Candida sp is one of the most frequent infections...
  30. doi Opportunistic yeast infections: candidiasis, cryptococcosis, trichosporonosis and geotrichosis
    Denisse Vázquez-González
    Departamento de Micologia, Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 11:381-93; quiz 394. 2013
    ..We review epidemiological, clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects of the four "big" opportunistic yeast infections: candidiasis, cryptococcosis, trichosporonosis, and geotrichosis...
  31. doi Opportunistic filamentous mycoses: aspergillosis, mucormycosis, phaeohyphomycosis and hyalohyphomycosis
    Ana María Perusquía-Ortiz
    Department of Dermatology, University of Munster, Germany Departamento de Micología, Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital General de Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 10:611-21; quiz 621-2. 2012
    ..We review epidemiological, clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic data on the four most important opportunistic filamentous mycoses: aspergillosis, mucormycosis, phaeohyphomycosis and hyalohyphomycosis...
  32. doi Paracoccidioidomycosis in Mexico: clinical and epidemiological data from 93 new cases (1972-2012)
    Rubén López-Martínez
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Mycoses 57:525-30. 2014
    ..PCM is a subdiagnosed pathology in Mexico. Therefore, adequate training is necessary to determine the current status of this mycosis...
  33. doi Mucormycosis in children: a study of 22 cases in a Mexican hospital
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Mycology Department, Dermatology Service, Hospital General de México HGM, Reus, Spain
    Mycoses 57:79-84. 2014
    ..Clinical cure and mycological cure were achieved in 27.3% cases, which were managed with amphotericin B deoxycholate and by treatment of the underlying conditions...
  34. ncbi Tinea imbricata or Tokelau
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital General de Mexico, and Dermatology Service, Instituto Nacional de la Nutrición SS, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Dermatol 43:506-10. 2004
    ..TI is a disease model that allows the correlation of a series of environmental, genetic, immunologic, and therapeutic conditions...
  35. doi Subcutaneous mycoses: chromoblastomycosis, sporotrichosis and mycetoma
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Departamento de Micologia, Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital General de Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 8:619-27; quiz 628. 2010
    ..We provide up-to-date epidemiological, clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic data on the three most important imported subcutaneous mycoses in Europe: chromoblastomycosis, sporotrichosis and mycetoma...
  36. ncbi Treatment of cutaneous actinomycosis with amoxicillin/clavulanic acid
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    b Mycology Department, Hospital General de Mexico, Dr Eduardo Liceaga, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Dermatolog Treat . 2016
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of amoxicillin/clavulanic (AMX/CLV) acid as treatment for cutaneous actinomycosis...
  37. doi Efficacy and safety of adapalene gel 0.1% and 0.3% and tretinoin gel 0.05% for acne vulgaris: results of a single-center, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial on Mexican patients (skin type III-IV)
    Andrés Tirado-Sánchez
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico, Mexico
    J Cosmet Dermatol 12:103-7. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety profile of adapalene and tretinoin among Mexican patients...
  38. ncbi [Crusted scabies in HIV/AIDS infected patients. Report of 15 cases]
    Andrés Tirado-Sánchez
    Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General de Zona 29, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
    Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 54:397-400. 2016
    ..Crusted (Norwegian) scabies is a rare disease that occurs in patients with compromised immune system like patients with HIV/AIDS. We report 15 cases of crusted scabies in patients with HIV/AIDS successfully treated with oral ivermectin...
  39. ncbi Treatment of tinea pedis with a single pulse of itraconazole
    Alexandro Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, General Hospital of Mexico, Zempoala 60 101, Narvarte, Mexico DF, CP 03020, Mexico
    Eur J Dermatol 12:157-9. 2002
    ..None of the 3 cases required discontinuation of the medication. We concluded that the administration of one pulse of itraconazole is an effective, safe and short regimen to treat tinea pedis...
  40. ncbi Successful treatment of AIDS-related disseminated cutaneous sporotrichosis with itraconazole
    A Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, Hospital General de México OD, Mexico City, Mexico
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 15:603-6. 2001
    ..Treatment consisted of 300 mg/d of itraconazole, which resulted in clinical and mycological cure...
  41. ncbi Chromoblastomycosis: clinical and mycologic experience of 51 cases
    A Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, General Hospital of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Mycoses 44:1-7. 2001
    ..The best results were obtained with cryosurgery for small lesions, with itraconazole for large ones, and in some cases the combination of both treatments...
  42. ncbi [Update on the epidemiology of mycetoma in Mexico. A review of 3933 cases]
    Rubén López-Martínez
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina, UNAM, Mexico, D F
    Gac Med Mex 149:586-92. 2013
    ..Mycetoma is one of the most frequent chronic subcutaneous infections in many tropical and subtropical regions...
  43. doi Botryomycosis
    Carmen Padilla-Desgarennes
    Mycology Section, Centro Dermatológico Dr Ladislao de la Pascua, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 30:397-402. 2012
    ..Diagnosing botryomycosis includes clinical suspicion and microbiologic studies. Isolation of the causative agent and susceptibility tests are essential to provide appropriate treatment...
  44. ncbi Comparative study between terbinafine 1% emulsion-gel versus ketoconazole 2% cream in tinea cruris and tinea corporis
    A Bonifaz
    Dermatology Service and Mycology Department, General Hospital of Mexico, Zempoalo 60 101, Navarte, Mexico D F, C P 03020, Mexico
    Eur J Dermatol 10:107-9. 2000
    ..We conclude that a 1-week course of terbinafine 1% emulsion-gel is significantly more effective than ketoconazole 2% cream in the treatment of tinea corporis and tinea cruris as regards clinical and mycological cure and treatment safety...
  45. ncbi Tinea imbricata: autosomal dominant pattern of susceptibility in a polygamous indigenous family of the Nahuatl zone in Mexico
    A Bonifaz
    Department of Dermatology and Mycology, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico City
    Mycoses 47:288-91. 2004
    ..Most cases (8/9) were presented as concentric and lamellar forms. One patient also had onychomycosis due to T. concentricum. Only two out of nine cases had a positive response to trichophytin...
  46. ncbi Otomycosis: clinical and mycological study of 97 cases
    J Araiza
    Hospital General de México OD, Mycology Department, Dermatology Service, Dr Balmis 148, Col Doctores, CP 06720, Mexico DF
    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 127:251-4. 2006
    ..To report otomycosis in a retrospective study and correlate clinical, epidemiological and therapeutic factors...
  47. ncbi Onychomycosis in children: treatment with bifonazole-urea
    A Bonifaz
    Mycology Department, Dermatology Service, Hospital General de Mexico, and Pediatric Dermatology Service, Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Pediatr Dermatol 17:310-4. 2000
    ..Treatment was not discontinued in both of these cases. We concluded that a two-phase treatment with bifonazole-urea is effective and safe, and represents a new therapeutic choice for onychomycosis in children...
  48. ncbi Perianal actinomycetoma experience of 20 cases
    Guadalupe Chávez
    Hospital General de Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
    Int J Dermatol 41:491-3. 2002
    ..The purpose of this paper was to present our experience with actinomycetoma of the perianal region...
  49. ncbi [Isolation and characterization of wild Sporothrix schenkii strains and investigation of sporototrichin reactors]
    Miguel Angel Sánchez-Alemán
    Laboratorio de Micología Médica del Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital General de México OD
    Gac Med Mex 140:507-12. 2004
    ..25% were positive to sporotichin. Isolation of virulent strains of Sporothrix schenkii from nature (soil) and primoinfection of a percentage of the studied population were confirmed...
  50. ncbi Cytokine production and lymphocyte proliferation in patients with Nocardia brasiliensis actinomycetoma
    Luis J Mendez-Tovar
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Dermatología y Micología, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico
    Mycopathologia 158:407-14. 2004
    ....