white piedra


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white pi·e·dra

piedra of the beard, moustache, and genital areas, as well as the scalp, caused by Trichosporon beigelii and found in South America, Europe, and Japan; characterized by soft, mucilaginous, white to light brown nodules, within as well as on the hairs.

white piedra

white pi·ed·ra

(wīt pē-ā'dră)
Fungal disease of the beard, moustache, and genital areas, as well as the scalp, caused by Trichosporon beigelii and found in South America, Europe, and Japan; characterized by soft, mucilaginous, white-to-light-brown nodules within, as well as on, the hairs.
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The superficial and cutaneous mycoses conditions are Pityriasis versicolor, Seborrhoeic dermatitis, dandruff, Follicular pityriasis, Tinea nigra, White piedra, Black piedra and onychomycosis.
Tricho sporon beigelii infection presenting as white piedra and onychomycosis in the same patient.