Medical Definition of Tinea favosa

1. A disease of the scalp that may affect the glabrous skin and the nails and is recognised by the concave sulfur-yellow crusts that form around loose, wiry hairs. Atrophy ensues, leaving a smooth, glossy, thin, paper-white patch. This type of disease is rare in the united states and more frequently seen in the middle east, africa, southeastern europe, and other countries bordering the mediterranean sea. (arnold, odom, and james, andrew's diseases of the skin, 8th ed, p319) (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tinea Favosa

tindery
tinding
tindora
tindoras
tinds
tine
tine test
tinea
tinea amiantacea
tinea barbae
tinea capitis
tinea circinata
tinea corpora
tinea corporis
tinea cruris
tinea favosa (current term)
tinea glabrosa
tinea imbricata
tinea inguinalis
tinea kerion
tinea manus
tinea nigra
tinea pedis
tinea profunda
tinea sycosis
tinea tonsurans
tinea tropicalis
tinea unguium
tinea versicolor
tinea versicolour

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