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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-31

A rare association of pili multigemini and rolled hairs in a young female


Department of Dermatology, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Gujarat, India

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Pragya Ashok Nair
Department of Dermatology, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Anand, Gujarat
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.179401

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Pili multigemini and circle hairs (CHs) both are hair shaft deformities. Being asymptomatic and benign they are often under-reported in medical science. Till now, literature showed the involvement of only males. CHs are seen in obese individuals with sedentary lifestyle and pili multigemini is seen in adults over beard and children over scalp. Cosmetic concern in a young female with asymptomatic hyperpigmented papular lesions brought her to dermatology clinic. Apart from histopathology, dermatoscopy is a noninvasive technique that can be utilized for the evaluation of various hair disorders, especially like this.


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