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Uncommon presentations of tinea versicolor

Uncommon presentations of tinea versicolor

…1% in dry and temperate climates to 50% in the tropics [4]. The implicated pathogens are dimorphic saprophytes of the genus Malassezia (formerly Pityrosporum) currently comprising twelve known species, of which M. globosa, M. sympodialis, and M….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…e thickened but still maintain its basket-weave character are the infectious diseases tinea versicolor (caused by the fungus Malassezia furfur) and verruca plana (caused by a papillomavirus). Compact orthokeratosis [L. compactus (packed closely…