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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 220-223

Nodules on the hair: A rare case of mixed piedra


1 Department of Dermatology, Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College, Narhe, Pune, India
2 Department of Dermatology, K.J. Somaiya Medical College, Sion, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.130421

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Piedra is a superficial fungal infection of the hair shaft characterized by nodules along the hair shaft. Black piedra affects the scalp hair more frequently than white piedra. Occurrence of both types of piedra simultaneously in a patient is extremely rare. We describe here a rare case of mixed piedra of scalp hair.


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