MCID: WHT003
MIFTS: 27

White Piedra

Categories: Infectious diseases

Aliases & Classifications for White Piedra

MalaCards integrated aliases for White Piedra:

Name: White Piedra 12 15 70 32
Tinea Blanca 12

Classifications:



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Disease Ontology 12 DOID:13902
ICD9CM 34 111.2
MeSH 44 D010854
SNOMED-CT 67 266218008 35586003
ICD10 32 B36.2
UMLS 70 C0031898 C0040249

Summaries for White Piedra

Disease Ontology : 12 A superficial mycosis that is a superficial fungal infection of the hair shaft caused by Trichosporon beigelii. Infected hairs develop soft greyish-white nodules along the shaft.

MalaCards based summary : White Piedra, also known as tinea blanca, is related to superficial mycosis and fungal infectious disease. An important gene associated with White Piedra is POLR2B (RNA Polymerase II Subunit B), and among its related pathways/superpathways are Nucleotide excision repair and ATP/ITP metabolism. Affiliated tissues include skin.

Wikipedia : 73 White piedra (or tinea blanca) is a mycosis of the hair caused by several species of fungi in the genus... more...

Related Diseases for White Piedra

Diseases related to White Piedra via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

(show all 23)
# Related Disease Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 superficial mycosis 30.8 POLR2B MT-CYB CLEC7A
2 fungal infectious disease 29.9 POLR2B CLEC7A
3 dermatophytosis 29.9 POLR2B CLEC7A
4 black piedra 10.3
5 lice infestation 10.2
6 dermatitis 10.1
7 tinea nigra 10.1
8 pityriasis versicolor 10.1
9 imerslund-grasbeck syndrome 1 10.0
10 exanthem 10.0
11 keratosis 10.0
12 hair disease 10.0
13 basidiobolomycosis 10.0 POLR2B MT-CYB
14 noonan syndrome 4 9.9 POLR2B POLR2A
15 penicilliosis 9.8 POLR2B CLEC7A
16 dermatomycosis 9.8 POLR2B CLEC7A
17 tinea capitis 9.8 POLR2B CLEC7A
18 phaeohyphomycosis 9.8 POLR2B CLEC7A
19 pneumocystosis 9.7 MT-CYB CLEC7A
20 trichosporonosis 9.7 POLR2B POLR2A CLEC7A
21 fusariosis 9.6 POLR2B POLR2A CLEC7A
22 subcutaneous mycosis 9.6 POLR2B CLEC7A CLEC1A
23 aspergillosis 9.5 CLEC7A CLEC1A

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Anatomical Context for White Piedra

MalaCards organs/tissues related to White Piedra:

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Skin

Publications for White Piedra

Articles related to White Piedra:

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# Title Authors PMID Year
1
White Piedra. 61
33471028 2021
2
Mother-daughter white piedra coinfection: a result of homemade hair cream use? 61
33319369 2020
3
Combinatory Effect of ALA-PDT and Itraconazole Treatment for Trichosporon asahii. 61
33164224 2020
4
Efficacy of topical vs combined oral and topical antifungals in white piedra of the scalp. 61
33031603 2020
5
Image Gallery: White piedra. 61
31617200 2020
6
A Case of Scalp White Piedra Caused by Trichosporon Ovoides. 61
31360044 2019
7
Trichoscopy in the Differential Diagnosis of Pseudonits. 61
31049334 2019
8
White Piedra: Clinical, Mycological, and Therapeutic Experience of Fourteen Cases. 61
31049333 2019
9
A Rare Case of White Piedra Caused by Candida parapsilosis in the Sub-Himalayan Region of North India. 61
31007477 2019
10
Cases of white piedra of the hair on the American continent: a case report and a systematic literature review. 61
29888806 2019
11
Trichosporon inkin meningitis in Northeast Brazil: first case report and review of the literature. 61
30227852 2018
12
Fungal diseases in children and adolescents in a referral centre in Bogota, Colombia. 61
29601109 2018
13
Long-term pubic dermatitis diagnosed as white piedra. 61
29360892 2017
14
A Rare Case of Coinfection with White Piedra and Pediculosis Capitis. 61
28761849 2017
15
White piedra, black piedra, tinea versicolor, and tinea nigra: contribution to the diagnosis of superficial mycosis. 61
29186263 2017
16
[Trichomycosis (trichobacteriosis) capitis in an infant: Microbiological, dermoscopic and ultrastructural features]. 61
28542660 2017
17
An Unusual Case of White Piedra Due to Trichosporon inkin Mimicking Trichobacteriosis. 61
27510894 2016
18
Trichosporon isolation from human ungueal infections: is there a pathogenic role? 61
27192516 2016
19
Experimental white piedra: a robust approach to ultrastructural analysis, scanning electron microscopy and etiological discoveries. 61
26476093 2016
20
Yeasts of the genital region of patients attending the dermatology service at Hospital São Paulo, Brazil. 61
25958329 2015
21
White piedra caused by Trichosporon inkin: a report of two cases in a northern climate. 61
25833005 2015
22
Cladosporium cladosporioides: a so far unidentified cause of white piedra. 61
25752317 2015
23
A rare case of urinary tract infection due to Trichosporon asahii in a diabetic patient. 61
26097631 2015
24
Trichosporon inkin: an uncommon agent of scalp white piedra. Report of four cases in Brazilian children. 61
24952012 2014
25
Trichosporon inkin and Trichosporon mucoides as unusual causes of white piedra of scalp hair. 61
25035357 2014
26
Fungemia due to Trichosporon mucoides in a diabetes mellitus patient: a rare case report. 61
24399394 2014
27
Nodules on the hair: a rare case of mixed piedra. 61
24778538 2013
28
Screening of some essential oils against Trichosporon species. 61
24006802 2013
29
[An overview on Trichosporon asahii and its infections]. 61
23188586 2012
30
Inhibitory effect of essential oils against Trichosporon ovoides causing Piedra Hair Infection. 61
24031963 2012
31
White piedra and pediculosis capitis in the same patient. 61
23044579 2012
32
White piedra: molecular identification of Trichosporon inkin in members of the same family. 61
22760146 2012
33
Extensive white piedra of the scalp caused by Trichosporon inkin: A case report and review of literature. 61
21833760 2011
34
White piedra of scalp hair by Trichosporon inkin. 61
21860159 2011
35
Historical aspects of dermatomycoses. 61
20347652 2010
36
Tinea versicolor, tinea nigra, white piedra, and black piedra. 61
20347655 2010
37
Differential diagnosis of trichosporonosis using conventional histopathological stains and electron microscopy. 61
20459537 2010
38
[White piedra in a pediatric patient: a case report]. 61
19931479 2009
39
White piedra in a mother and daughter. 61
20927238 2009
40
Two cases of scalp white piedra caused by Trichosporon ovoides. 61
19439885 2009
41
Morphological and biochemical characterization of the aetiological agents of white piedra. 61
19148418 2008
42
An outbreak of scalp white piedra in a Brazilian children day care. 61
18949351 2008
43
Update on the genus Trichosporon. 61
18568419 2008
44
Disseminated Trichosporon inkin and Histoplasma capsulatum in a patient with newly diagnosed AIDS. 61
18625370 2008
45
Head lice vs. white piedra: something to consider. 61
17338030 2007
46
White piedra in children. 61
17097391 2006
47
Urinary tract infection by Trichosporon asahii. 61
17185852 2006
48
Superficial fungal infections. 61
15451228 2004
49
Trichosporon asahii infection of a dialysis PTFE arteriovenous graft. 61
15267017 2004
50
Surrogate nits impregnated with white piedra--a case report. 61
15196166 2004

Variations for White Piedra

Expression for White Piedra

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Pathways for White Piedra

Pathways related to White Piedra according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Super pathways Score Top Affiliating Genes
1
Show member pathways
11.43 POLR2B POLR2A
2 11.25 POLR2B POLR2A
3 10.98 POLR2B POLR2A
4
Show member pathways
10.85 POLR2B POLR2A
5 10.42 POLR2B POLR2A
6 10.02 POLR2B POLR2A

GO Terms for White Piedra

Cellular components related to White Piedra according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 RNA polymerase II, core complex GO:0005665 8.62 POLR2B POLR2A

Biological processes related to White Piedra according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 transcription, DNA-templated GO:0006351 9.48 POLR2B POLR2A
2 regulation of gene silencing by miRNA GO:0060964 9.46 POLR2B POLR2A
3 fibroblast growth factor receptor signaling pathway GO:0008543 9.43 POLR2B POLR2A
4 transcription elongation from RNA polymerase II promoter GO:0006368 9.4 POLR2B POLR2A
5 transcription-coupled nucleotide-excision repair GO:0006283 9.37 POLR2B POLR2A
6 snRNA transcription by RNA polymerase II GO:0042795 9.32 POLR2B POLR2A
7 somatic stem cell population maintenance GO:0035019 9.26 POLR2B POLR2A
8 RNA metabolic process GO:0016070 9.16 POLR2B POLR2A
9 7-methylguanosine mRNA capping GO:0006370 8.96 POLR2B POLR2A
10 positive regulation of viral transcription GO:0050434 8.62 POLR2B POLR2A

Molecular functions related to White Piedra according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 DNA-directed 5'-3' RNA polymerase activity GO:0003899 8.96 POLR2B POLR2A
2 RNA polymerase II activity GO:0001055 8.62 POLR2B POLR2A

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