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Tinea Versicolor MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tinea Versicolor
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.703.302.860
C01.800.200.860
C17.800.838.208.941
Unique ID
D014010
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014010
Scope Note
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 mostly caused by MALASSEZIA FURFUR (formerly Pityrosporum orbiculare).
Entry Term(s)
Malassezia furfur Infection
Pityriasis Folliculitis
Pityriasis Versicolor
Pityrosporum orbiculare Infection
See Also
Malassezia
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/10
Tinea Versicolor Preferred
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