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Piedra (medical condition): A fungal hair disease where soft nodules form on hair shafts. The...more »
Piedra: 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 beigelii.
Source: MeSH 2007
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Treatment of Piedra: For more treatment information about Piedra, see treatment of Beigel disease (Piedra)
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