"Tinea Versicolor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A common chronic, noninflammatory and usually symptomless disorder, characterized by the occurrence of multiple macular patches of all sizes and shapes, and varying in pigmentation from fawn-colored to brown. It is seen most frequently in hot, humid, tropical regions, and is caused by Pityrosporon orbiculare. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tinea Versicolor" by people in Profiles.
Atrophying tinea versicolor: a clinical and histological study of 12 patients. Int J Dermatol. 2003 Dec; 42(12):928-32.