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Descriptor English:   Piedra 
Descriptor Spanish:   Piedra 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Piedra 
Synonyms English:   Black Piedra
Black Piedras
Piedra, Black
Piedra, White
Piedras, Black
Piedras, White
White Piedra
White Piedras  
Tree Number:   C01.150.703.753
Definition English:   Either of two diseases resulting from fungal infection of the hair shafts. Black piedra occurs mainly in and on the hairs of the scalp and is caused by Piedraia hortae; white piedra occurs in and on the hairs of the scalp, beard, moustache and genital areas and is caused by Trichosporon species. 
History Note English:   91(75); was see under MYCOSES 1975-90 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   11286 
Unique Identifier:   D010854 

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