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Tinea versicolor

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Description of Tinea versicolor

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Tinea versicolor: A common chronic, noninflammatory and usually symptomless disorder, characterized by the occurrence of multiple macular patches of all sizes and shapes, and varying in pigmentation from fawn-colored to brown. It is seen most frequently in hot, humid, tropical regions, and is caused by Pityrosporon orbiculare. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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Tinea versicolor: A common chronic, noninflammatory and usually symptomless disorder, characterized by the occurrence of multiple macular patches of all sizes and shapes, and varying in pigmentation from fawn-colored to brown. It is seen most frequently in hot, humid, tropical regions, and is caused by Pityrosporon orbiculare. (Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Tinea versicolor as a Disease

Tinea versicolor (medical condition): See Tinea versicolor (disease information).
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Tinea versicolor: Related Diseases

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Tinea versicolor: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Tinea versicolor:

  • pityriasis versicolor
  • chromophytosis
  • dermatomycosis furfuracea
  • tinea flava
  • aeromia parasitica
  • Kleinenflechte
  • Hodi-Potsy
  • cutaneous fungal infection
  • hypopigmented macules
  • hyperpigmented macules
  • Malassezia furfur

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Broader terms for Tinea versicolor

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