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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 105-106

Trichorrhexis nodosa with nail dystrophy: Diagnosis by dermoscopy


Department of Dermatolgy, Seth GSMC and KEM, Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Rameshwar Gutte
Department of Dermatology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.90823

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A 25-year-old male, born of non-consanguineous marriage presented with complaints of sparse and thin hairs over scalp and dystrophy of nails since childhood. This case highlights the association of trichorrhexis nodosa with nail dystrophy and the use of trichoscopy as a noninvasive method for diagnosis of hair disorders.


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