Tinea Versicolor

General Information: Tinea versicolor is a condition characterized by a skin eruption on the trunk and proximal extremities. It is caused by a yeast that produces a substance that represses skin pigmentation, causing pale spots. It is one of the most common skin diseases in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. People who live in tropical areas may have tinea versicolor year-round. Dr. Liana Abramova and her staff specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of tinea versicolor and can help you manage this condition effectively. Call  703-828-7128 to set up an appointment today