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FAVUS [1 record]

Record 1 2018-03-21


Subject field(s)
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Epidermis and Dermis
  • Hair Styling

A contagious skin disease caused by a fungus (as Achorion schoenleinii) occurring in man on hairy surfaces that become covered with yellowish crusts and often depilated and also attacking many domestic animals and fowls.


favus; tinea favosa; honeycomb ringworm: terms officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

Key term(s)
  • honey comb ringworm
  • honey comb ring worm
  • honeycomb ring worm


  • Microbiologie et parasitologie
  • Épiderme et derme
  • Coiffure

Teigne du cuir chevelu, causée par un champignon microscopique, Trichophyton schoenleinii, et caractérisée par la présence de godets à la base du poil.


favus; teigne favique; teigne faveuse : termes uniformisés par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Microbiología y parasitología
  • Epidermis y dermis
  • Peinado

Infección crónica grave del cuero cabelludo, poco frecuente, producida por Trichophyton schoenleinii.

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