ID#: 2916
This photomicrograph of a skin scale tissue sample, reveals the presence of numerous Malassezia furfur fungal organisms. Usually M. furfur grows sparsely without causing a rash. In some individuals, it grows more actively for reasons unknown, resulting in pale brown flaky patches on the trunk, neck, or arms.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date: 1964
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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