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Medical Term:

trichomycosis axillaris

 

Definition: Corynebacterium infection of axillary and pubic hairs with development of yellow (flava), black (nigra), or red (rubra) concretions around the hair shafts; frequently asymptomatic.

Synonym(s): lepothrix, trichonodosis

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