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What is the name of the disease where you will get a fungal growth on your skin ?

what is the disease where you have a fungus eating your melanin from your skin?
Thu, 12 May 2011
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Hi!,
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Fungus eating your melanin is called TINEA VERSICOLOR.This is most commonly seen over chest,back and arms.Versicolor basically means variable color and the most common color seen is hypo-pigmented color.
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