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Image Number 678 (Tufted hair folliculitis)

 
Morphology:
Grouped

Diagnosis: Tufted hair folliculitis

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 20

Type: Clinical

Description: Tufted hairs

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Tufts of hair associated with scars have been described in association with several forms of alopecia. Tufted hair folliculitis is a rare, progressive pattern of scarring alopecia which is characterized by  the presence of groups of 10-15 hairs emerging from a single follicular opening. The disorder affects hair follicles of the scalp. 

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