Hair casts

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Sweta S Parmar; Kirti S Parmar; Bela J Shah;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Dermatology Online Journal,volume 5,issue 4,pages554-555 (issn: 2229-5178, eissn: 2249-5673)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2229-5178.142576, pmc: PMC4228680
  • Subject: pediculosis capitis | Dermatology | Hair casts | hair muffs | pseudonits | RL1-803 | Through the Lens
    mesheuropmc: sense organs | integumentary system

Hair casts or pseudonits are circumferential concretions, which cover the hair shaft in such a way that, it could be easily removed. They are thin, cylindrical, and elongated in length. We present an unusual case of an 8-year-old girl presenting with hair casts. Occurre... View more
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