Roberto Arenas

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological data and molecular characterization (mtDNA) of Sporothrix schenckii in 13 cases from Mexico
    Roberto Arenas
    Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Mexico City
    Int J Dermatol 46:177-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Superficial mycotic infections of the foot in a native pediatric population: a pathogenic role for Trichosporon cutaneum?
    Carla Archer-Dubon
    Departamento de Dermatologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Tlalpan, Mexico
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:299-302. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Tinea incognito
    Roberto Arenas
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, 14080 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 28:137-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Classification of subcutaneous and systemic mycoses
    Roberto Arenas
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, Colonia Seccion XVI, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 30:369-71. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Emergence of Microsporum audouinii and Trichophyton tonsurans as causative organisms of tinea capitis in the Dominican Republic]
    R Arenas
    Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 101:330-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Chromoblastomycosis associated with a lethal squamous cell carcinoma
    Edoardo Torres
    Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Cidade do México, Mexico
    An Bras Dermatol 85:267-70. 2010
  7. doi request reprint 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
  8. ncbi request reprint [Dermatophytosis due to Trichophyton rubrum. Ten-year period (1996-2006) data collection in a Dermatology Department in Mexico City]
    Amparo Hernández-Salazar
    Sección de Micología, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, 14000 Mexico D F, Mexico
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:122-4. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis due to Curvularia lunata in a renal transplant patient
    Elsa Vásquez-Del-Mercado
    Sección de Micología, Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
    Rev Iberoam Micol 30:116-8. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Chromoblastomycosis
    Edoardo Torres-Guerrero
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, Colonia Seccion XVI, Mexico, DF Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 30:403-8. 2012

Collaborators

  • Fernanda Teixeira
  • Jose Contreras-Ruiz
  • Elsa Vásquez-Del-Mercado
  • Alexandro Bonifaz
  • Miguel Reyes
  • Oliverio Welsh
  • Pablo Campos-Macias
  • Rocio Orozco-Topete
  • Carla Archer-Dubon
  • Julio Granados
  • R Fernandez
  • Carlos Garcia
  • Masako Kawasaki
  • R Lopez-Martinez
  • Luis J Mendez-Tovar
  • M Ameen
  • Judith Dominguez-Cherit
  • Maria Elisa Vega-Memije
  • Gabriela Moreno-Coutiño
  • Nicole S Kresch-Tronik
  • José Manuel Ríos-Yuil
  • Edoardo Torres-Guerrero
  • Maria Teresa Garcia-Romero
  • Gabriela Moreno
  • Daniel Asz-Sigall
  • Edoardo Torres
  • Rodrigo Roldán-Marín
  • Martha E Contreras-Barrera
  • Guadalupe E Estrada-Chavez
  • Lirio López-García
  • Esperanza Duarte-Escalante
  • Helga M Sarti
  • Alma Angélica Rodríguez-Carreón
  • Elsa Vásquez-del Mercado
  • Amparo Hernández-Salazar
  • Caroline Chanussot
  • Adán Fuentes
  • Marco R Quintanilla-Cedillo
  • Adriana Pérez-Uribe
  • Julieta Ruiz-Esmenjaud
  • Gustavo Reyes-Terán
  • Raymundo Rodriguez-Badillo
  • Juan Xicohtencatl-Cortes
  • María Calderón-Ezquerro
  • Carlos Atoche
  • Erika M Carrillo-Casas
  • Angel H Manjarrez-Hernández
  • Luis A Ochoa-Carrera
  • Mariel Isa
  • Rigoberto Hernández-Castro
  • Rafael Isa-Isa
  • Maria Teresa Hojyo-Tomomka
  • Fernanda Prado
  • Claudia Ramírez-Rentería
  • Rosa Maria Lacy-Niebla
  • Antonio Villa
  • Zahide Lievanos
  • Cristina García-Corona
  • Javier Gil Beristain
  • María del Rocío Reyes-Montes
  • Laurence Delhaes
  • D Edoardo Torres-Guerrero
  • Roderick Hay
  • Susana Córdoba
  • Oscar Nava Ramírez
  • Sonia Toussaint-Caire
  • Adriana Aguilar-Donis
  • Nicolás Refojo
  • Gerardo Zúñiga
  • Elsa Vazquez-del-Mercado
  • Guadalupe Chavez-Lopez
  • Roberto Estrada-Castañon
  • Elisa Vega-Memije
  • Patricia Carbajal-Pruneda
  • Ramón Fernández Martínez
  • Rogelio Zacarias
  • Dora Molina de Soschin
  • Heberth León-Ureña
  • Elena Monroy
  • Mauricio Rodríguez-Alvarez
  • Ramón Felipe Fernández

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological data and molecular characterization (mtDNA) of Sporothrix schenckii in 13 cases from Mexico
    Roberto Arenas
    Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Mexico City
    Int J Dermatol 46:177-9. 2007
    ..Sporotrichosis is an endemic mycosis in Mexico and Central America...
  2. ncbi request reprint Superficial mycotic infections of the foot in a native pediatric population: a pathogenic role for Trichosporon cutaneum?
    Carla Archer-Dubon
    Departamento de Dermatologia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Tlalpan, Mexico
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:299-302. 2003
    ..The most frequent pathogens were Candida sp. and T. mentagrophytes. It is interesting to note the prevalence of T. cutaneum that has recently been implicated in mycoses of the feet and nails. We did not isolate T. rubrum in any patient...
  3. doi request reprint Tinea incognito
    Roberto Arenas
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, 14080 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 28:137-9. 2010
    ..Tinea incognito usually resembles neurodermatitis, atopic dermatitis, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, lupus erythematosus, or contact dermatitis, and the diagnosis is frequently missed or delayed...
  4. doi request reprint Classification of subcutaneous and systemic mycoses
    Roberto Arenas
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, Colonia Seccion XVI, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 30:369-71. 2012
    ..This contribution provides the clinician with a classification of subcutaneous, systemic, and opportunistic fungal infections...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Emergence of Microsporum audouinii and Trichophyton tonsurans as causative organisms of tinea capitis in the Dominican Republic]
    R Arenas
    Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 101:330-5. 2010
    ..Tinea capitis affects mainly children. The frequency and causative organism vary from region to region...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chromoblastomycosis associated with a lethal squamous cell carcinoma
    Edoardo Torres
    Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Cidade do México, Mexico
    An Bras Dermatol 85:267-70. 2010
    ..Associated malignancies have been found in chronic cases. This case report describes a 72 year-old male with a 30 year history of chromoblastomycosis in the gluteal region, who went on to develop a squamous cell carcinoma...
  7. doi request reprint 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Dermatophytosis due to Trichophyton rubrum. Ten-year period (1996-2006) data collection in a Dermatology Department in Mexico City]
    Amparo Hernández-Salazar
    Sección de Micología, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, 14000 Mexico D F, Mexico
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:122-4. 2007
    ..7%, tinea corporis in 5.2% and tinea cruris in 2.8%. In onychomycosis, the first toe nail was the most commonly affected (58.9%) and the dystrophic type was seen in 50.7% of them...
  9. doi request reprint Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis due to Curvularia lunata in a renal transplant patient
    Elsa Vásquez-Del-Mercado
    Sección de Micología, Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
    Rev Iberoam Micol 30:116-8. 2013
    ..Curvularia is one of the many genres which can cause this disease. Phialophora, Alternaria and Exophiala are more commonly isolated from subcutaneous lesions...
  10. doi request reprint Chromoblastomycosis
    Edoardo Torres-Guerrero
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, Colonia Seccion XVI, Mexico, DF Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 30:403-8. 2012
    ..Chromoblastomycosis can be refractory to medical treatment. Therapeutic options include oral itraconazole, terbinafine, or 5-fluocytosine, alone or combined with surgery or cryosurgery...
  11. doi request reprint Sporotrichosis
    Elsa Vásquez-Del-Mercado
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, Colonia Seccion XVI, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 30:437-43. 2012
    ..Itraconazole is considered the treatment of choice, although in some undeveloped countries potassium iodide is still used, owing to its safety and low cost. For systemic or disseminated cases, amphotericin B is the treatment of choice...
  12. doi request reprint HLA-DR6 association confers increased resistance to T. rubrum onychomycosis in Mexican Mestizos
    Daniel Asz-Sigall
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Int J Dermatol 49:1406-9. 2010
    ..Onychomycosis is multifactorial in origin. Studies have suggested an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance and human leukocyte antigen DR4 (HLA-DR4) has been shown to protect against onychomycosis in an Ashkenazi Jewish population...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Interdigital and foot fungal infection in patients with onychomycosis]
    Caroline Chanussot
    Sección de Micología, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, 14000 Mexico D F, Mexico
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:118-21. 2007
    ..2%) than interdigital (46.7%) infection. In the control group similar results were obtained; patients with OM in 76.5% had plantar mycotic infection and 67.1% interdigital involvement...
  14. doi request reprint Fixed sporotrichosis as a cause of a chronic ulcer on the knee
    Rodrigo Roldán-Marín
    Interdisciplinary Wound and Ostomy Care Center, Department of Dermatology, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int Wound J 6:63-6. 2009
    ..The identification and correction of the underlying aetiology of any chronic wound is the first and most important step to restore wound healing...
  15. doi request reprint Other fungi causing onychomycosis
    Gabriela Moreno
    Mycology Section, Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, 14080 Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Clin Dermatol 28:160-3. 2010
    ..The etiologic agent does not determine the clinical pattern of nail invasion, but superficial onychomycosis is frequently observed; leukonychia and melanonychia can also be clinical manifestations...
  16. doi request reprint Eumycotic mycetoma caused by Madurella mycetomatis successfully treated with antifungals, surgery, and topical negative pressure therapy
    Guadalupe E Estrada-Chavez
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital General de Acapulco, Acapulco, Mexico
    Int J Dermatol 48:401-3. 2009
    ..Whether TNP contributed to the successful outcome cannot be proven but, given the generally poor response of eumycetoma to therapy, we suggest that the role of TNP in the management of this disease merits attention...
  17. ncbi request reprint The emergence of mucormycosis as an important opportunistic fungal infection: five cases presenting to a tertiary referral center for mycology
    Mahreen Ameen
    Department of Mycology, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Tlalpan, Mexico
    Int J Dermatol 46:380-4. 2007
    ..Mucormycosis, a rare opportunistic fungal infection, is re-emerging in importance with the increase in prevalence of immunosuppressive states, both as a result of therapy and disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sporothrix schenckii type 3D (mtDNA-RFLP): report of an osteoarticular case
    Pablo Campos-Macias
    Department of Dermatology, Aranda de la Parra Hospital, Leon, Gto, Mexico
    J Dermatol 33:295-9. 2006
    ..The isolated Sporothrix schenckii was classified as type 3D according to restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA-RFLP)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Emerging therapeutic regimes for the management of mycetomas
    Mahreen Ameen
    Royal Free Hospital, Department of Dermatology, London NW3 2QG, UK
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:2077-85. 2008
    ..The long treatment duration, poor therapy response and high rates of relapse have prompted trials of novel antibiotics and antifungals...
  20. ncbi request reprint Oral ivermectin for treatment of pediculosis capitis
    Mahreen Ameen
    Department of Dermatology, Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:991-3. 2010
    ..The emergence of drug resistance and high rates of treatment failure with several topical agents makes ivermectin, an antiparasitic drug, an attractive therapeutic option for lice control...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for myofibroblasts in hair regrowth in alopecia areata?
    Fernanda Teixeira
    Department of Dermatology, Hammersmith Hospital, NHS, London, UK
    Int J Dermatol 46:1305-6. 2007
  22. doi request reprint [Erythema multiforme secondary to cutaneous Trichophyton mentagrophytes infection]
    Martha E Contreras-Barrera
    Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico D F, Mexico
    Rev Iberoam Micol 26:149-51. 2009
    ..We report on a 24 year-old female patient with erythema multiforme secondary to Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. mentagrophytes cutaneous infection acquired from contact with animals in a research laboratory...
  23. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous erythema nodosum and erythema multiforme after local lidocaine injection
    Alma Angélica Rodríguez-Carreón
    Dermatology, General Hospital Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
    Ann Pharmacother 42:127-30. 2008
    ..To report a case of simultaneous erythema nodosum and erythema multiforme after local lidocaine injection...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Tinea pedis and Onychomycosis in Children of the Mazahua Indian Community in Mexico]
    Julieta Ruiz-Esmenjaud
    Sección de Micología, Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, Tlalpan, Mexico D F 14000
    Gac Med Mex 139:215-20. 2003
    ..Tinea pedis and onychomycosis in childhood are unusual, The previous reported prevalence range from 4.2 to 8.2%. In a mestizo population, in the South of Mexico a 3.4% has been found...
  25. doi request reprint Nocardia harenae, an uncommon causative organism of mycetoma: report on two patients
    Nicole S Kresch-Tronik
    Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Tlalpan, Mexico
    J Med Microbiol 61:1153-5. 2012
    ..Both cases were characterized by long-lasting mycetoma that had previously been failed to be cured and had shown resistance to therapy. However, in our hospital, a multidrug therapy proved to be effective in these cases...
  26. doi request reprint Teledermatology via a social networking web site: a pilot study between a general hospital and a rural clinic
    Maria Teresa Garcia-Romero
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
    Telemed J E Health 17:652-5. 2011
    ..The majority of patients (75%) benefited with the diagnoses and treatments offered, thus avoiding unnecessary expenses or transportation to urban areas...
  27. ncbi request reprint Kerion and dermatophytic granuloma. Mycological and histopathological findings in 19 children with inflammatory tinea capitis of the scalp
    Roberto Arenas
    Dermatology Department, Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Dermatol 45:215-9. 2006
    ..Inflammatory tinea capitis or kerion is the result of a hypersensitivity reaction to a dermatophytic infection. Majocchi's granuloma, in contrast, usually begins as a suppurative folliculitis and culminates in a granulomatous reaction...
  28. doi request reprint Onychomycosis. A Mexican survey
    Roberto Arenas
    Hospital Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Calzada de Tlalpan 4800, 14080 Mexico, Mexico
    Eur J Dermatol 20:611-4. 2010
    ..This survey showed the high frequency of onychomycosis. An intentional search with mycological confirmation is needed in out-patients attending general practice with other complaints, to detect undiagnosed cases...
  29. ncbi request reprint The value of Doppler ultrasound in diagnosis in 25 cases of furunculoid myiasis
    Marco R Quintanilla-Cedillo
    Department of Dermatology, Clínica Carranza, Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
    Int J Dermatol 44:34-7. 2005
    ..The larvae of the botfly Dermatobia hominis cause furunculoid myiasis in endemic areas. Lack of knowledge of this condition outside these areas leads to confusion in diagnosis and delays appropriate treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Onychomycosis among children. A retrospective study of 233 Mexican cases]
    Elsa Vásquez-del Mercado
    Sección de Micología, Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General Manuel Gea Gonzalez, SSA, Mexico D F, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 144:7-10. 2008
    ..Worldwide recent reports point towards a rising prevalence ofonychomycosis in the pediatric population, especially among adolescents. Dermatophytes are the most common etiologic agents...
  31. doi request reprint Improvement in onychomycosis after initiation of combined antiretroviral therapy
    Gabriela Moreno-Coutiño
    Center for Research in Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Respiratory Diseases, Tlalpan, Mexico City DF, Mexico
    Int J Dermatol 52:311-3. 2013
    ..An improvement in certain HIV-associated opportunistic infections has been associated with initiation of cART...
  32. doi request reprint Aeromycological study at the intensive care unit of the "Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez" General Hospital
    José Manuel Ríos-Yuil
    Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico Hospital General de México, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
    Braz J Infect Dis 16:432-5. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the concentration of fungi in the air of the intensive care unit (ICU) of "Dr. Manuel Gea González" General Hospital...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Primary cutaneous mucormycosis. Report of a case in a HIV patient]
    Adriana Pérez-Uribe
    Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea González SS, Tlalpan, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Rev Iberoam Micol 22:118-21. 2005
    ..We present a 34 year-old woman with HIV infection with a necrotic primary mucormycosis of the skin associated to a venous catheter. She was treated with amphotericin B and surgical debridement...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pseudo-fibrokeratoma: an unusual presentation of subungual squamous cell carcinoma in a young girl
    Judith Dominguez-Cherit
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
    Dermatol Surg 29:788-9. 2003
    ..This is one of the youngest patients ever reported with subungueal squamous cell carcinoma, and there is only one more case of pseudo-fibrokeratoma and melanonychia reported as initial skin lesions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Population structure and diversity of the pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus isolated from different sources and geographic origins
    Esperanza Duarte-Escalante
    Departamento de Microbiología Parasitología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:427-33. 2009
    ..The genetic differentiation among isolates and the dendrogram suggest that the groups of isolates are different. The network of haplotypes demonstrates that the majority of the isolates are grouped according to geographic origin...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Actinomycetoma and Nocardia sp. Report of five cases treated with imipenem or imipenem plus amikacin]
    Adán Fuentes
    Departamento de Dermatologia, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea González SSA, Mexico DF
    Gac Med Mex 142:247-52. 2006
    ..Imipenem has shown to be effective both in vitro and in vivo against some actinomycetes. Amikacin with Imipenem has a synergistic effect...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Current status of medical mycology in Mexico]
    Rubén López-Martínez
    Gac Med Mex 144:121-36. 2008
  38. doi request reprint Longitudinal melanonychia secondary to chromoblastomycosis due to Fonsecaea pedrosoi
    Helga M Sarti
    Int J Dermatol 47:764-5. 2008