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Disease Piedra

Name Piedra
Synonyms Black Piedra | Black Piedras | Piedra, Black | Piedras | Piedras, Black | Piedras, White | Piedra, White | White Piedra | White Piedras
Definition Either of two diseases resulting from fungal infection of the hair shafts. Black piedra occurs mainly in and on the hairs of the scalp and is caused by Piedraia hortae; white piedra occurs in and on the hairs of the scalp, beard, moustache and genital areas and is caused by Trichosporon species.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D010854
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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Piedra Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hair Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Piedra Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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