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Circumscribed Alopecia: An Unusual Manifestation of Pediculosis Capitis.
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PMID:  22011127     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
  A healthy 10-year-old girl was referred for evaluation of patchy hair loss on the scalp of longer than 6 months duration. She had been diagnosed and treated for head lice approximately 1 month before onset of the hair loss. Examination of the scalp showed discrete ovoid patches of hair loss at the vertex scalp. A scrape of the area of hair loss was performed, and a nit was visible on microscopic examination. Focal hair loss may represent an atypical manifestation of ongoing pediculosis capitis.
Rebecca R Hall; Amy J McMichael
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
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Created Date:  2011-10-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina.
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