Favus (Latin for 'honeycomb') is a disease usually affecting the scalp, but occurring occasionally on any part of the skin, and even at times on mucous membranes.
The word favid is more used than French word favus, which is close to the Latin etymology.
The uncomplicated appearance is that of a number of yellowish, circular, cup-shaped crusts (scutula) grouped in patches like a piece of honeycomb, each about the size of a split pea, with a hair projecting in the center. These increase in size and ...Read more in Wikipedia
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