PityriasisVersicolor. By: Abby Kaff Anatomy 6 th hour . Pityrasis Versicolor is also know as Tinea Versicolor . It is a skin rash caused by a yeast-like germ ( Malassezia ) that multiplies on the skin. Small numbers of this germ live on the skin, but do no harm to the hostess.
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By: Abby Kaff
The rashes spots are lighter and in some cases are darker. The color ranging from white, pink, salmon, red, tan, or brown.
Medicine applied to the skin, anti-fungal shampoos, soaps, creams, and lotions. This can control the yeast from spreading.
PityriasisVersicolor is most commonly found on teens due to their oily skin.