Pityrosporon

Pityrosporon

 [pit″ĭ-ros´po-ron]
Malassezia.
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It's caused by Malassezia furfur, a yeast that represents the fungal form of two yeasts, Pityrosporon ovale and Pityrosporon orbiculari.
DANDRUFF is caused by an overgrowth of a yeast organism called Pityrosporon ovale "and this hates acid environments," says trichologist Tony Maleedy (creator of the Trichology haircare range).
Ademas, la foliculitis por Pityrosporon, que usualmente afecta el cuero cabelludo y tronco, tiene como agente causal el Pi.