Pronounced: tin-EE-ah ver-si-COH-lar; pit-AH-rye-i-sis ver-si-COH-larEn Español (Spanish Version)
Dermatomycosis is a skin infection caused by fungi or yeast. Tinea versicolor is a type of dermatomycosis caused by a yeast that affects skin color.
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Last reviewedMarch 2013by Brian Randall, MD
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