THE JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS DISEASES INCLUDING SYPHILIS
By PAUL G. WOOLLEY, M.D., Assistant Director Serum Laboratory, Manila, P. I.
(From the Government Serum Laboratory, Manila, P. I.)
UNDER the terms paño blanco, pinta, pinto, caraté, mal pintado, mal delos pintos, mal del pinto, peint, cute, cativi, quirica, pannus carateus, and the spotted disease of Central America, is included a group of dermatomycoses, characterized by peculiar pigmented patches on the skin, in the scales from which hyphæ, or spores, or both, of a mold-like fungus are found, which resemble in some cases penicillium, in others aspergillus, in still others monilia.
PINTA: PAÑO BLANCO. Arch Dermatol. 2004;140(10):1196. doi:10.1001/archderm.140.10.1196