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White piedra

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Covid-19
Specialty  infectious disease
ICD-9-CM  111.2
MeSH  D010854
ICD-10  B36.2
DiseasesDB  31871

White piedra (or tinea blanca) is a mycosis of the hair caused by several species of fungi in the genus Trichosporon. It is characterized by soft nodules composed of yeast cells and arthroconidia that encompass hair shafts.

Treatment

One approach involves shaving the affected areas. Another approach involves the use of antifungal medication.

References

White piedra Wikipedia


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