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What is Beigel disease?

What is Beigel disease?

  • Beigel disease: A fungal hair disease where soft nodules form on hair shafts. The nodules may be white or black depending on which fungus is involved. 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.

Beigel disease: Introduction

Types of Beigel disease:

Broader types of Beigel disease:

How serious is Beigel disease?

Complications of Beigel disease: see complications of Beigel disease

What causes Beigel disease?

Causes of Beigel disease: see causes of Beigel disease

What are the symptoms of Beigel disease?

Symptoms of Beigel disease: see symptoms of Beigel disease

Complications of Beigel disease: see complications of Beigel disease

Can anyone else get Beigel disease?

More information: see contagiousness of Beigel disease
Inheritance: see inheritance of Beigel disease

Beigel disease: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Beigel disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Beigel disease: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Beigel disease.
Treatments for Beigel disease: see treatments for Beigel disease

Name and Aliases of Beigel disease

Main name of condition: Beigel disease

Other names or spellings for Beigel disease:

Chignon disease, Paxton disease, Piedra, tinea nodosa, trichomycosis nodosa, tricomycosis nodularis

Tinea blanca, Trichosporon beigelii, White piedra Source - Diseases Database


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