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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 140-141

White piedra in a mother and daughter


Department of Dermatology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

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Anupama S Roshan
Plot No 21, ABC Avenue, Kaladipet Market lane, Chennai-19, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.58559

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White Piedra is a superficial fungal infection of the hair caused by Trichosporon asahii. It is also known as trichomycosis nodosa or trichomycosis nodularis. We report two cases of White Piedra in a mother and her daughter for the rarity of such occurrence.


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