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March 5, 2010 Bell Eapen 0

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Pitted keratolysis

June 20, 2008 Bell Eapen 0

Pitted keratolysis is caused by a cutaneous infection with Corynebacterium and Actinomyces. It is often associated with hyperhidrosis. It is common in this part of […]

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Speckled lentiginous nevus

May 9, 2008 Bell Eapen 0

Speckled lentiginous nevus is a patch of hyperpigmentation representing a localized defect in neural crest melanoblasts. Several black or brown macules are seen within a […]

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Lichen Planopilaris

May 9, 2008 Bell Eapen 0

Lichen Planopilaris is a type of follicular lichen planus causing hair loss, sometimes permanent. Reactions to chemicals or certain drugs can cause this type of […]

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Pseudopelade of Brocq

April 17, 2007 Bell Eapen 0

This middle aged female patient presented to me with diffuse long standing alopecia mainly involving the vertex. The hair scope revealed peri follicular scaling without […]

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Alopecia areata

April 5, 2007 Bell Eapen 0

This patient presented with an alopecia areata patch over frontal scalp. She also had unilateral loss of lateral eyebrows. An exclamation mark hair as seen […]

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Sebo Psoriasis

March 30, 2007 Bell Eapen 0

This male patient presented with recent onset hair fall with itching. He also complained of boils over the scalp. On examination patient had superficial folliculitis […]