Pityriasis versicolor

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(Med.) [NL.] (Med.), a parasitic disease of the skin, characterized by the development of reddish or brownish patches.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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PMH must be distinguished from some of its clinical mimickers, including vitiligo, hypopigmented mycosis fungoides, tinea versicolor, and pityriasis alba.
Open comparative study of efficacy and safety of ketoconazole soap and oral ketoconazole in tinea versicolor. J Pak Assoc Dermatol 2014; 24(1):63-7.
Psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, Lyme disease and tinea versicolor: All caused by microbes but none a classic infection.
He was initially diagnosed with tinea versicolor. However, after a course of topical antifungal cream, the lesions remained unchanged in number, size, and appearance.
The genetic epidemiology of tinea versicolor in China.
In group 1 eczematous dermatitis were followed by fungal infections, of which onychomycosis in 12 (30%) cases, tinea corporis in 10 (25%) patients, tinea pedis in 8 (20%) patients, candidiasis in 5 (12.5%) cases and tinea versicolor in 5 (12.5%) cases.
His doctor says it's tinea versicolor, but when I try the medicine it doesn't work.
He did have a hypopigmented, macular rash limited to his back consistent with tinea versicolor. Serologies for cytomegalovirus, parvovirus B-19, and Epstein-Barr virus were consistent with past infection.
For example, vitiligo, tinea versicolor, acne and tinea capitus predominated at the Barrydale Clinic over this period.
- Also clinically tested to significantly reduce erythema (redness), scaling in subjects with tinea versicolor, foot sweat severity and odor and improves stomach ulcer healing from H.