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25-year-old woman noted increasing numbers of white spots on her scalp hairs 2 weeks earlier. Examination of the hair shafts showed multiple white nodules completely encircling the hair shafts. The culture grew yellowish to cream fluffy colonies, this condition is caused by? (AIPG 11)
Ans. D Trichosporon beigelii
White nodules along the hair shaft suggests a diagnosis of white piedra.