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White piedera in Delhi
J S Pasricha
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Pasricha J S, Nigam P K, Banerjee U. White piedera in Delhi. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1990;56:56-57
AbstractA 19 year old girl developed asymptomatic, hard, yellowish, 1-2 mm nodules adhering to the shafts of her scalp hairs. Microscopic examination of a nodule in 10% KOH re a greenish-tinged mycelium, with arthrovo and blastopores. Culture of the hair on Sabouraud's deidrose agar medium r Trichosporon beigelii.Treatment with 1% clotrimazale aidplied oA the h.aris once a day led to disappearance of the nodules in 4 weeks. is our second case of piedra from a non-endemic area.