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Int J Trichology. 2019 May-Jun;11(3):134-137. doi: 10.4103/ijt.ijt_19_19.

A Case of Scalp White Piedra Caused by Trichosporon Ovoides.

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Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, GMC, Kota, Rajasthan, India.


White piedra also known as trichomycosis nodularis or trichomycosis nodosa is a superficial fungal infection of the hair shaft caused by Trichosporon asahii. We are reporting a case of white piedra in a female for the rarity of such occurrence.


Trichomycosis nodularis or trichomycosis nodosa; Trichosporon sp.; white piedra

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