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Image Number 2121 (Trichotillomania)

Hair loss diffuse

Diagnosis: Trichotillomania

Site: Scalp

Sex: F

Age: 62


Description: non-cicatricial alopecia.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A 62-year-old woman presented with a diffuse non-scarring alopecia involved the frontal and parietal regions of the scalp of more than one year duration. The hairs were cut at different levels from the scalp surface in the involved area. The patient denied any habit of hair pulling under normal or stressful circumstances.

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