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DOID DOID:4336
Name tinea favosa
Definition A tinea capitis that results_in fungal infection located_in scalp, located_in glabrous skin or located_in nail, has_material_basis_in Ascomycota fungi that belong to a group called dermatophytes and results_in_formation_of scutula, yellowish cup-shaped crusts of dense masses of mycelium and epithelial debris, which develop at the surface of a hair follicle with the shaft in the center of the raised lesion. Removal of these crusts reveals an oozing, moist, red base. Later, atrophy of the skin occurs leaving a cicatricial alopecia and scarring.
http://www.doctorfungus.org/mycoses/human/other/Tinea_capitis_favosa.htm
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ICD10CM:B35

MESH:D014007

NCI:C35072

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:85375000

UMLS_CUI:C0040254

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DOID:0050109

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favus [EXACT]

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is_a tinea capitis

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