Tinea Versicolor

Tinea Versicolor
  • Overview of Tinea Versicolor
    • Tinea versicolor is a skin fungal infection caused by the Pityrosporum ovale. Symptoms include discolored patches of skin that have sharp borders, a dark red color, and located on the back, underarms, chest, and neck. Treatment for tinea versicolor is completed through a prescribed antifungal medication. If you are experiencing symptoms, contact your physician or make an appointment at the Student Health Services here.

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