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Malassezia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Malassezia
Tree Number(s)
B01.300.179.111
B01.300.381.522
B01.300.930.574
Unique ID
D008290
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008290
Annotation
infection: coordinate with DERMATOMYCOSES or TINEA VERSICOLOR
Scope Note
A mitosporic fungal genus that causes a variety of skin disorders. Malassezia furfur (Pityrosporum orbiculare) causes TINEA VERSICOLOR.
Entry Term(s)
Malassezia furfur
Pityrosporum
Pityrosporum orbiculare
Pityrosporum ovale
Saccharomyces ovalis
Registry Number
txid55193
Related Numbers
txid55194
See Also
Dermatomyositis
Tinea Versicolor
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Malassezia Preferred
Malassezia furfur Narrower
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