MCID: WHT003
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White Piedra

Categories: Infectious diseases

Aliases & Classifications for White Piedra

MalaCards integrated aliases for White Piedra:

Name: White Piedra 12 15 71 32
Tinea Blanca 12

Classifications:



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Disease Ontology 12 DOID:13902
ICD9CM 34 111.2
MeSH 43 D010854
SNOMED-CT 67 35586003
ICD10 32 B36.2
UMLS 71 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 tinea nigra and pityriasis versicolor. An important gene associated with White Piedra is POLR2B (RNA Polymerase II Subunit B), and among its related pathways/superpathways are mRNA Splicing - Minor Pathway and Transcriptional regulation of pluripotent stem cells. Affiliated tissues include testes and skin.

Wikipedia : 74 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:

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# Related Disease Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 tinea nigra 30.2 POLR2B CBSL
2 pityriasis versicolor 29.9 CLEC7A CBSL
3 superficial mycosis 29.8 POLR2B MT-CYB CLEC7A CBSL B4GALNT2
4 fungal infectious disease 29.6 CLEC7A CBSL B4GALNT2
5 dermatophytosis 29.1 POLR2B CLEC7A CBSL B4GALNT2
6 black piedra 10.4
7 lice infestation 10.4
8 dermatitis 10.3
9 fusariosis 10.2 POLR2B POLR2A
10 exanthem 10.1
11 keratosis 10.1
12 hair disease 10.1
13 penicilliosis 10.1 POLR2B CLEC7A
14 noonan syndrome 4 10.0 POLR2B POLR2A
15 cutaneous candidiasis 9.9 CLEC7A B4GALNT2
16 pneumocystosis 9.8 MT-CYB CLEC7A
17 mucormycosis 9.8 CLEC7A B4GALNT2
18 noonan syndrome 8 9.8 POLR2B CBSL
19 tinea manuum 9.7 CBSL B4GALNT2
20 tinea unguium 9.7 CBSL B4GALNT2
21 tinea cruris 9.7 CBSL B4GALNT2
22 conidiobolomycosis 9.7 CBSL B4GALNT2
23 tinea capitis 9.7 CBSL B4GALNT2
24 tinea corporis 9.7 CBSL B4GALNT2
25 sporotrichosis 9.6 CLEC7A CBSL
26 corneal ulcer 9.6 CLEC7A B4GALNT2
27 chromoblastomycosis 9.6 CLEC7A CBSL
28 primary systemic mycosis 9.5 CLEC7A CBSL
29 otomycosis 9.5 POLR2B CBSL B4GALNT2
30 eumycotic mycetoma 9.5 POLR2B CBSL B4GALNT2
31 otitis externa 9.5 POLR2B CBSL B4GALNT2
32 external ear disease 9.5 POLR2B CBSL B4GALNT2
33 opportunistic mycosis 9.5 CLEC7A B4GALNT2
34 tinea pedis 9.3 CLEC7A CBSL B4GALNT2
35 dermatomycosis 9.1 POLR2B CLEC7A CBSL B4GALNT2
36 phaeohyphomycosis 9.1 POLR2B CLEC7A CBSL B4GALNT2
37 subcutaneous mycosis 9.1 POLR2B CLEC7A CBSL B4GALNT2
38 trichosporonosis 8.9 POLR2B DCLRE1C CLEC7A CBSL B4GALNT2

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Anatomical Context for White Piedra

MalaCards organs/tissues related to White Piedra:

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Testes, Skin

Publications for White Piedra

Articles related to White Piedra:

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# Title Authors PMID Year
1
Image Gallery: White piedra. 61
31617200 2020
2
A Case of Scalp White Piedra Caused by Trichosporon Ovoides. 61
31360044 2019
3
White Piedra: Clinical, Mycological, and Therapeutic Experience of Fourteen Cases. 61
31049333 2019
4
Trichoscopy in the Differential Diagnosis of Pseudonits. 61
31049334 2019
5
A Rare Case of White Piedra Caused by Candida parapsilosis in the Sub-Himalayan Region of North India. 61
31007477 2019
6
Cases of white piedra of the hair on the American continent: a case report and a systematic literature review. 61
29888806 2019
7
Trichosporon inkin meningitis in Northeast Brazil: first case report and review of the literature. 61
30227852 2018
8
Fungal diseases in children and adolescents in a referral centre in Bogota, Colombia. 61
29601109 2018
9
Long-term pubic dermatitis diagnosed as white piedra. 61
29360892 2017
10
A Rare Case of Coinfection with White Piedra and Pediculosis Capitis. 61
28761849 2017
11
White piedra, black piedra, tinea versicolor, and tinea nigra: contribution to the diagnosis of superficial mycosis. 61
29186263 2017
12
[Trichomycosis (trichobacteriosis) capitis in an infant: Microbiological, dermoscopic and ultrastructural features]. 61
28542660 2017
13
An Unusual Case of White Piedra Due to Trichosporon inkin Mimicking Trichobacteriosis. 61
27510894 2016
14
Trichosporon isolation from human ungueal infections: is there a pathogenic role? 61
27192516 2016
15
Experimental white piedra: a robust approach to ultrastructural analysis, scanning electron microscopy and etiological discoveries. 61
26476093 2016
16
Yeasts of the genital region of patients attending the dermatology service at Hospital São Paulo, Brazil. 61
25958329 2015
17
White piedra caused by Trichosporon inkin: a report of two cases in a northern climate. 61
25833005 2015
18
Cladosporium cladosporioides: a so far unidentified cause of white piedra. 61
25752317 2015
19
A rare case of urinary tract infection due to Trichosporon asahii in a diabetic patient. 61
26097631 2015
20
Trichosporon inkin: an uncommon agent of scalp white piedra. Report of four cases in Brazilian children. 61
24952012 2014
21
Trichosporon inkin and Trichosporon mucoides as unusual causes of white piedra of scalp hair. 61
25035357 2014
22
Fungemia due to Trichosporon mucoides in a diabetes mellitus patient: a rare case report. 61
24399394 2014
23
Nodules on the hair: a rare case of mixed piedra. 61
24778538 2013
24
Screening of some essential oils against Trichosporon species. 61
24006802 2013
25
[An overview on Trichosporon asahii and its infections]. 61
23188586 2012
26
Inhibitory effect of essential oils against Trichosporon ovoides causing Piedra Hair Infection. 61
24031963 2012
27
White piedra and pediculosis capitis in the same patient. 61
23044579 2012
28
White piedra: molecular identification of Trichosporon inkin in members of the same family. 61
22760146 2012
29
Extensive white piedra of the scalp caused by Trichosporon inkin: A case report and review of literature. 61
21833760 2011
30
White piedra of scalp hair by Trichosporon inkin. 61
21860159 2011
31
Tinea versicolor, tinea nigra, white piedra, and black piedra. 61
20347655 2010
32
Historical aspects of dermatomycoses. 61
20347652 2010
33
Differential diagnosis of trichosporonosis using conventional histopathological stains and electron microscopy. 61
20459537 2010
34
[White piedra in a pediatric patient: a case report]. 61
19931479 2009
35
White piedra in a mother and daughter. 61
20927238 2009
36
Two cases of scalp white piedra caused by Trichosporon ovoides. 61
19439885 2009
37
Morphological and biochemical characterization of the aetiological agents of white piedra. 61
19148418 2008
38
An outbreak of scalp white piedra in a Brazilian children day care. 61
18949351 2008
39
Update on the genus Trichosporon. 61
18568419 2008
40
Disseminated Trichosporon inkin and Histoplasma capsulatum in a patient with newly diagnosed AIDS. 61
18625370 2008
41
Head lice vs. white piedra: something to consider. 61
17338030 2007
42
White piedra in children. 61
17097391 2006
43
Urinary tract infection by Trichosporon asahii. 61
17185852 2006
44
Superficial fungal infections. 61
15451228 2004
45
Trichosporon asahii infection of a dialysis PTFE arteriovenous graft. 61
15267017 2004
46
Surrogate nits impregnated with white piedra--a case report. 61
15196166 2004
47
Co-isolation of Trichosporon inkin and Candida parapsilosis from a scalp white piedra case. 61
14982118 2004
48
Trichosporon inkin peritonitis treated with caspofungin. 61
14662994 2003
49
White piedra: further evidence of a synergistic infection. 61
14512933 2003
50
Trichosporon beigelii infection presenting as white piedra and onychomycosis in the same patient. 61
12403311 2002

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 10.98 POLR2B POLR2A
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10.85 POLR2B POLR2A
3 10.42 POLR2B POLR2A
4 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 regulation of gene silencing by miRNA GO:0060964 9.46 POLR2B POLR2A
2 fibroblast growth factor receptor signaling pathway GO:0008543 9.43 POLR2B POLR2A
3 transcription elongation from RNA polymerase II promoter GO:0006368 9.4 POLR2B POLR2A
4 transcription-coupled nucleotide-excision repair GO:0006283 9.37 POLR2B POLR2A
5 snRNA transcription by RNA polymerase II GO:0042795 9.32 POLR2B POLR2A
6 somatic stem cell population maintenance GO:0035019 9.26 POLR2B POLR2A
7 RNA metabolic process GO:0016070 9.16 POLR2B POLR2A
8 7-methylguanosine mRNA capping GO:0006370 8.96 POLR2B POLR2A
9 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 nucleotidyltransferase activity GO:0016779 8.96 POLR2B POLR2A
2 DNA-directed 5'-3' RNA polymerase activity GO:0003899 8.62 POLR2B POLR2A

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