Alexandro Bonifaz

Summary

Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. Bonifaz A, Vázquez González D. Sporotrichosis: an update. G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2010;145:659-73 pubmed
    ..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. Ramírez Soto M, Aguilar Ancori E, Tirado Sanchez A, Bonifaz A. Ecological Determinants of Sporotrichosis Etiological Agents. J Fungi (Basel). 2018;4: pubmed publisher
  3. Rojas O, Bonifaz A, Campos C, Treviño Rangel R, González Alvarez R, Gonzalez G. Molecular Identification, Antifungal Susceptibility, and Geographic Origin of Clinical Strains of Sporothrix schenckii Complex in Mexico. J Fungi (Basel). 2018;4: pubmed publisher
    ..This study revealed four clades of S. schenckiisensu stricto by phylogenetic analysis. Furthermore, we report one case of S. globosa isolated from human origin from the North of Mexico. ..
  4. Tirado Sanchez A, Bonifaz A. Nodular Lymphangitis (Sporotrichoid Lymphocutaneous Infections). Clues to Differential Diagnosis. J Fungi (Basel). 2018;4: pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, we will review the main causes of nodular lymphangitis or lymphocutaneous sporotrichoid infections. ..
  5. Bonifaz A, Toriello C, Araiza J, Ramírez Soto M, Tirado Sanchez A. Sporotrichin Skin Test for the Diagnosis of Sporotrichosis. J Fungi (Basel). 2018;4: pubmed publisher
    ..We observed a sensitivity of 94.5% and a specificity of 95.2%. We consider that the use of sporotrichin as a skin test helps us as an auxiliary diagnosis before a positive sample culture. ..
  6. Bonifaz A, Saul A, Paredes Solis V, Araiza J, Fierro Arias L. Treatment of chromoblastomycosis with terbinafine: experience with four cases. J Dermatolog Treat. 2005;16:47-51 pubmed
    ..Terbinafine at 500 mg/day doses represents one of the best treatments for chromoblastomycosis due to its efficacy and excellent tolerability. ..
  7. Bonifaz A, Flores P, Saul A, Carrasco Gerard E, Ponce R. Treatment of actinomycetoma due to Nocardia spp. with amoxicillin-clavulanate. Br J Dermatol. 2007;156:308-11 pubmed
    ..6 months, during which neither side-effects nor laboratory test alterations were reported. Treatment with co-amoxiclav represents an alternative or rescue treatment for cases that have previously failed standard therapies. ..
  8. Bonifaz A, Chang P, Moreno K, Fernández Fernández V, Montes de Oca G, Araiza J, et al. Disseminated cutaneous histoplasmosis in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: report of 23 cases. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2009;34:481-6 pubmed publisher
    ..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. ..
  9. Bonifaz A, Morales D, Morales N, Mercadillo P, González G, Hernández Hernández F, et al. Cutaneous blastomycosis. An imported case with good response to itraconazole. Rev Iberoam Micol. 2016;33:51-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The presented case shows one of the multiple issues concerning migration between neighboring countries. ..

More Information

Publications19

  1. Bonifaz A, Cruz Aguilar P, Ponce R. Onychomycosis by molds. Report of 78 cases. Eur J Dermatol. 2007;17:70-2 pubmed
    ..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. ..
  2. Bonifaz A, Tirado Sanchez A. Cutaneous Disseminated and Extracutaneous Sporotrichosis: Current Status of a Complex Disease. J Fungi (Basel). 2017;3: pubmed publisher
    ..Antibody levels and species recognition by Polimerase Chain Reaction using biological samples or cultures are also useful. The treatment of choice for most cases is amphotericin B and subsequent itraconazole for maintenance therapy. ..
  3. Bonifaz A, Rojas R, Tirado Sanchez A, Chávez López D, Mena C, Calderón L, et al. Superficial Mycoses Associated with Diaper Dermatitis. Mycopathologia. 2016;181:671-9 pubmed publisher
    ..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. ..
  4. Bonifaz A, Ibarra G, Saúl A, Paredes Solis V, Carrasco Gerard E, Fierro Arias L. Mycetoma in children: experience with 15 cases. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2007;26:50-2 pubmed
    ..The clinical and microbiologic diagnosis is simple. Overall, treatment response is better for actinomycetomas than for eumycetomas. ..
  5. Bonifaz A, González Silva A, Albrandt Salmerón A, Padilla M, Saul A, Ponce R. Utility of helical computed tomography to evaluate the invasion of actinomycetoma; a report of 21 cases. Br J Dermatol. 2008;158:698-704 pubmed publisher
    ..The affected area was determined in each case. HCT provides precise information about the grade of invasion at diverse levels such as visceral, muscular and vascular systems, and the calculation of the affected area. ..
  6. Bonifaz A, Gómez Daza F, Paredes V, Ponce R. Tinea versicolor, tinea nigra, white piedra, and black piedra. Clin Dermatol. 2010;28:140-5 pubmed publisher
    ..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...
  7. Bonifaz A, Tirado Sanchez A, Graniel M, Mena C, Valencia A, Ponce Olivera R. The efficacy and safety of sertaconazole cream (2 %) in diaper dermatitis candidiasis. Mycopathologia. 2013;175:249-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Our goal was to assess the efficacy and safety of sertaconazole cream (2 %) in DDC...
  8. Navarro Vergara D, Barragán Pola G, Bonifaz A, Núñez Pérez Redondo C, Choreño García O, Cicero Sabido R. [Pulmonary mucormycosis in a patient with kidney transplant and uncontrolled haemoptysis]. Rev Iberoam Micol. 2017;34:233-236 pubmed publisher
    ..Early diagnosis is important in order to perform any surgical treatment and to administer amphotericin B. ..
  9. Bonifaz A, Vázquez González D. Tinea imbricata in the Americas. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011;24:106-11 pubmed publisher
  10. Bonifaz A, Vázquez González D, Macías B, Paredes Farrera F, Hernández M, Araiza J, et al. Oral geotrichosis: report of 12 cases. J Oral Sci. 2010;52:477-83 pubmed
    ..G. candidum may be isolated from the oral flora of a small proportion of patients, either normal individuals or those with associated conditions...