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Piedra MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Piedra
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.703.753
C17.800.329.992
Unique ID
D010854
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010854
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Black Piedra
White Piedra
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MYCOSES 1975-90
Online Note
search MYCOSES 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under MYCOSES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Piedra Preferred
White Piedra Narrower
Black Piedra Narrower
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