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 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.