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Bubble hair and other acquired hair shaft anomalies due to hot ironing on wet hair.
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PMID:  22223976     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Bubble hair is an acquired hair shaft abnormality characterized by multiple airfilled spaces within the hair shaft. It is a result of thermal injury. We report a classic case of 22-year-old female who complained of dry brittle hair of two-week duration. Patient had used hot iron on wet hair twice to straighten hair. Hair microscopy was diagnostic and showed multiple air-filled spaces within the hair shaft.
As Savitha; S Sacchidanand; Tn Revathy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of trichology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0974-9241     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Trichology     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-06     Completed Date:  2012-02-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101534370     Medline TA:  Int J Trichology     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  118-20     Citation Subset:  -    
Departments of Dermatology, STD and Leprosy, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
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