Favus

Favus (Latin for `honeycomb`) is a disease usually affecting the scalp, but occurring occasionally on any part of the skin, and even at times on mucous membranes. ==Presentation== The uncomplicated appearance is that of a number of yellowish, circular, cup-shaped crusts (scutula) grouped in patches like a piece of honeycomb, each about the size .....
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favus

(fa´vәs) a type of ringworm, most often involving the scalp but sometimes affecting glabrous (smooth) skin, with formation of prominent honeycomblike masses, usually due to Trichophyton schoenleini.
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favus

[n] - a contagious fungal infection of the scalp
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Favus

• (n.) A disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite. • (n.) A tile or flagstone cut into an hexagonal shape to produce a honeycomb pattern, as in a pavement; -- called also favas and sectila.
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favus

noun a contagious fungal infection of the scalp; occurs mainly in Africa and the Middle East
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Favus

Fa'vus noun [ Latin , honeycomb.] 1. (Medicine) A disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite. 2. A tile or flagstone cut into an hexagonal shape to produce a honeycomb pattern, as in a pavement; -- called also favas and sectila . Mollett. ...
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Favus

Favus is a contagious fungus disease which produces yellow cup-shaped crusts which first appear on the scalp, and may then spread to the body.
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favus

Type: Term Pronunciation: fā′vŭs, fah′vŭs Definitions: 1. A severe, unremitting type of chronic ringworm of the scalp and nails, with scarring and formation of crusts called scutula, caused by three dissimilar dermatophytes, Trichophyton schoenleinii (most commonly), T. violaceum, and Microsporum gypseum; it occurs more f...
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