"Piedra" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Either of two diseases resulting from fungal infection of the hair shafts. Black piedra occurs mainly in and on the hairs of the scalp and is caused by Piedraia hortae; white piedra occurs in and on the hairs of the scalp, beard, moustache and genital areas and is caused by Trichosporon species.
- White Piedra
- Piedra, White
- Piedras, White
- White Piedras
- Black Piedra
- Black Piedras
- Piedra, Black
- Piedras, Black
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