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Image Number 2047 (Trichotillomania)

Hair loss localised

Diagnosis: Trichotillomania

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 2


Description: Localized non-cicatricial alopecia.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Localized hair loss confined to the frontal area of the scalp of many months duration. Characteristically, hairs were cut at different levels from the surface of the scalp. The mother had noticed the habit of hair pulling by her baby. 

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