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Image Number 4806 (Trichotillomania)

Hair loss localised

Diagnosis: Trichotillomania

Site: Scalp

Sex: F

Age: 10


Description: Localized non-scarring hair loss.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Localized, non-scarring, non-inflammatory, partial hair loss confined to one fronto-vertical area of the scalp of many months duration. The girl admitted that she has had the habit of twisting and pulling her hair at periods of nervousness or worry.

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