Trichophyton schoenleinii


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Related to Trichophyton schoenleinii: Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton violaceum

Tri·choph·y·ton schoen·lei·'ni·i

an anthropophilic endothrix species of dermatophyte fungi causing favus in humans; it is endemic throughout Eurasia and Africa and, because of travel, is seen more frequently in the Western Hemisphere; it produces tunnels within the hair shaft that are filled with air bubbles after the hyphae disintegrate.

Trich·o·phy·ton schoen·lei·ni·i

(tri-kof'i-ton shoyn-lī'nē-ī)
Fungal species of dermatophyte that causes favus in humans; produces tunnels within the hair shaft that are filled with air bubbles after the hyphae disintegrate.

Trichophyton schoenleinii

The causative agent of favus of the scalp.
See: favus
See also: Trichophyton