Definition of Barber's itch
1. Noun. Fungal infection of the face and neck.
Medical Definition of Barber's itch
1. Tinea of the beard, occurring as a follicular infection or as a granulomatous lesion; the primary lesions are papules and pustules. Synonym: barber's itch, folliculitis barbae, ringworm of beard, tinea sycosis, trichophytosis barbae. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Barber's itch
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1. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin by John Vietch Shoemaker (1901)
"TINEA BARBIE—BARBER S ITCH. Take of Oleate of copper 1 scruple. 1'30 Mis. Oil of chamomile 5 minims. 0'30 Ointment of oxide of zinc 1 ounce. ..."
2. The Era Formulary. 5000 Formulas for Druggists (1893)
""Barber-s itch" frequently produces bald patches on the place where the beard and mustache ought to grow. The following has been astonishing in its ..."