Tinea Versicolor

Tinea versicolor

Engelsk definition

A common chronic, noninflammatory and usually symptomless disorder, characterized by the occurrence of multiple macular patches of all sizes and shapes, and varying in pigmentation from fawn-colored to brown. It is seen most frequently in hot, humid, tropical regions and is mostly caused by MALASSEZIA FURFUR (formerly Pityrosporum orbiculare).

Svenska synonymer

Inga svenska synonymer finns.

Engelska synonymer

Malassezia furfur Infection Infection, Malassezia furfur Malassezia furfur Infections Pityrosporum orbiculare Infection Infection, Pityrosporum orbiculare Pityrosporum orbiculare Infections Pityriasis Folliculitis Folliculitides, Pityriasis Folliculitis, Pityriasis Pityriasis Folliculitides Pityriasis Versicolor