barber's itch

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tin·e·a bar·'bae

a fungus infection of the beard, occurring as a follicular infection or as a granulomatous lesion; the primary lesions are papules and pustules.
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barber's itch

(bär′bərz)
n.
Inflammation of the hair follicles in a shaved area of the face and neck caused by a fungus; ringworm of the beard. Also called tinea barbae.
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A staphylococcal infection of the hair follicles in the bearded area of the face, usually the upper lip, which is aggravated by shaving; tinea barbae is similar to barber's itch, but is caused by a fungus
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barber's itch

Barber's rash, sycosis Dermatology A staphylococcal infection of the hair follicles in the bearded area of the face, usually the upper lip, which is aggravated by shaving; tinea barbae is similar to barber's itch, but is caused by a fungus
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tin·e·a bar·bae

(tin'ē-ă bahr'bē)
A fungal infection involving the beard, occurring as a follicular infection or as a granulomatous lesion; the primary lesions are papules and pustules.
Synonym(s): barber's itch, folliculitis barbae, tinea sycosis.
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barber's itch

An old-fashioned and non-specific term for one of a variety of skin eruptions or infections involving the shaving area and purported to be spread by the barber. Also known as sycosis barbae.
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