Skin inflammatory (nontumor)
Infectious disorders
Fungi - Trichosporon


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Revised: 1 April 2019

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Fungi common in soil that also colonize human skin and GI tract
  • Cause superficial infections, such as white piedra (distal infection of hair shaft) and disseminated yeast infections (eMedicine)
Case reports
Clinical images

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64 year old man with
posttransplant,
disseminated infection

White piedra - nodules on scalp hair

Microscopic (histologic) images

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H&E and GMS of skin biopsy

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