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Classification and external resources
Specialty infectious disease
ICD-9-CM 111.2-111.3
eMedicine derm/788
MeSH D010854

Piedra (also known as "Trichosporosis"[1]:312) is a hair disease caused by a fungus.[2]

Types include:


  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ "Piedra" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary