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Woolly hair nevus consists of a patch of curly and hypopigmented hair that is restricted to an area of the scalp. It is usually benign but it can be associated with other systemic findings. Trichoscopy and dermoscopy may be useful when analyzing this entity. The authors describe a case of woolly hair nevus in a 5-year-old boy and present a review of the literature of woolly hair nevus, including classification, histopathology, associated systemic findings, and the recent described genetic mutations.
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Name: Dermatology online journal
We report the first case of syncope with a documented asystole in a child triggered by hair grooming. No pathological findings were found, and a 15 s asystole event was recorded in an ambulatory 24 ...
We read with great interest the literature review by Scheier et al on subgaleal haematoma due to hair pulling in Acta Paediatrica (1). The authors of this paper suggest their review showed that subgal...
Although hydatid cysts can affect any organ in the body, reports regarding affection of thyroid gland are scanty in the literature. This report aims to present a case of thyroid hydatid disease with l...
Pilonidal sinus (PNS) is a chronic inflammatory perianal disorder that rarely occurs outside sacrococcygeal region. The aim of this study is to report an extremely rare case of bilateral inframammary ...
To report a novel case of Epipremnum aureum toxicity masquerading as bilateral infectious keratitis and review the literature on ocular manifestations of Epipremnum exposure.
Hair samples from subjects on antiretroviral therapy, both HIV- and HIV+ patients with HIV RNA 6 months will be analyzed to investigate the influence of race, hair color and hair treatment...
A 90 day eight arm virtual interventional study looking at the impact of various supplement formulations for improves in hair, skin & nail health via self report, and dermatology assessmen...
The objective of this study is to assess the performance of Hair Up on female pattern hair shedding and regrowth. 58 adult female patients suffering from hair loss will be evaluated in a s...
The purpose of this study is to learn more about how hair removal with lasers achieves, what appears to be, permanent hair reduction. Laser hair removal has become one of the most popular...
The primary objective is to confirm the safety of treating multiple BCCs once weekly x 3 weeks in individuals with Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome (BCNS). The secondary objectives of the study ...
An article or book published after examination of published material on a subject. It may be comprehensive to various degrees and the time range of material scrutinized may be broad or narrow, but the reviews most often desired are reviews of the current literature. The textual material examined may be equally broad and can encompass, in medicine specifically, clinical material as well as experimental research or case reports. State-of-the-art reviews tend to address more current matters. A review of the literature must be differentiated from HISTORICAL ARTICLE on the same subject, but a review of historical literature is also within the scope of this publication type.
Published materials which provide an examination of recent or current literature. Review articles can cover a wide range of subject matter at various levels of completeness and comprehensiveness based on analyses of literature that may include research findings. The review may reflect the state of the art. It also includes reviews as a literary form.
A subfamily in the family ATELIDAE, comprising three genera: woolly monkeys (Lagothrix), spider monkeys (Ateles), and woolly spider monkeys (Bracyteles).
A species of GAMMARETROVIRUS producing tumors in primates. Originally isolated from a fibrosarcoma in a woolly monkey, WMSV is a replication-defective v-onc virus which carries the sis oncogene. In order to propagate, WMSV requires a replication-competent helper virus.
A nevus containing melanin. The term is usually restricted to nevocytic nevi (round or oval collections of melanin-containing nevus cells occurring at the dermoepidermal junction of the skin or in the dermis proper) or moles, but may be applied to other pigmented nevi.