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White piedra

white piedra

(Science: microbiology) A fungal infection (tinea albigena) caused by the yeast trichosporon beigelii that forms light-coloured nodules on the beard and mustache.

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The Fiber Disease

... known as Trichosporon cutaneum, as it is the etiologic agent of "white piedra," a mild superficial infection of head and pubic hair shafts, most often seen in ...

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