Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Black piedra

Black piedra: Introduction

Black piedra: A fungal hair disease where soft black nodules form on hair shafts. The fungus involved is Trichosporum beigelii. The disease is most common in Europe, South America and the Orient. It occurs mainly in armpit or scalp hair but can also occur in pubic hair or facial hair. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Black piedra is available below.

Symptoms of Black piedra

Treatments for Black piedra

Wrongly Diagnosed with Black piedra?

Black piedra: Complications

Read more about complications of Black piedra.

Causes of Black piedra

Read more about causes of Black piedra.

Misdiagnosis and Black piedra

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis....read more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions include ...read more »

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Black piedra

Medical research articles related to Black piedra include:

Click here to find more evidence-based articles on the TRIP Database

Black piedra: Animations

 

Research about Black piedra

Visit our research pages for current research about Black piedra treatments.

Black piedra: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Black piedra, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Related Black piedra Info

More information about Black piedra

  1. Black piedra: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise