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What is tinea versicolor?

Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection caused by an overgrowth of the yeast that naturally exists on the skin. It causes a discoloration in the skin.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Tinea


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