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Syphilitic alopecia: uncommon trichoscopic findings

Syphilitic alopecia: uncommon trichoscopic findings

…hey appear at the periphery [9,10]. Unbended tapering hairs are seldom observed in AA and mainly in the subacute phase [10]. Trichotillomania can clinically simulate both SA and AA, presenting with irregularly shaped alopecic patches distributed…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Telogen effluvium

…and vertex regions. Traction alopecia affects the frontal hairline and parietal region of African-American women especially. Trichotillomania is typified by hairs of different lengths, many of them stubble, as a consequence of breaking by twisting…

Dermoscopy of alopecia areata—a retrospective analysis

Dermoscopy of alopecia areata—a retrospective analysis

…y hairs (CHs) (Figures 5, 6) were noted in 32 cases (44.44%). Broken hairs are not exclusive to AA, as they are seen also in trichotillomania [1,3]. Inui et al [4] demonstrated BHs in 45.7% (137/300) of alopecia cases. Mane et al observed 55.4%…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…nd absence, too, of characteristics stereotypical of other noninflammatory alopecias, such as “trichomalacia” of trichotillomania and thickened bundles of collagen in thickened fibrous tracks of traction alopecia. Despite the findings…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Trichotillomania (developed fully) Traction Alopecia (end stage)…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

Trichotillomania (developed fully) Traction Alopecia (end stage) 1. Number of follicles normal 1. Number of follicles seems to be decreased 2. More than half of the follicles in a section of tissue usually are in catagen 2. Far fewer than half of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…Alopecia areata Trichotillomania