For the star Scutulum, see Iota Carinae.

A scutulum is a yellow, perifollicular, saucerlike or cup-shaped crust with a cheesy odor, composed of dense mats of mycelia and epithelial debris. Scutula often occur on the scalp and are characteristic of favus.[1]



  1. Dawber, Rodney P. R. (1997). Diseases of the hair and scalp. Wiley-Blackwell. p. 427. ISBN 978-0-86542-866-9.
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