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Photoletter to the editor: The Friar Tuck sign in trichotillomania.
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PMID:  22826725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Trichotillomania (TTM) is an impulse-control disorder, in which patients chronically pull hair from the scalp and/or other sites. We herein report a 8-year-old male patient who developed TTM in the classical tonsure pattern ("Friar Tuck" sign). The diagnosis was confirmed by trichoscopy, which showed decreased hair density, broken hairs with different shaft lengths, black dots, signs of hemorrhage, and an absence of exclamation mark hairs.
Authors:
Lígia Peralta; Paulo Morais
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of dermatological case reports     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1898-7249     ISO Abbreviation:  J Dermatol Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-24     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101493700     Medline TA:  J Dermatol Case Rep     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Infante D. Pedro, Aveiro, Portugal.
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