Authors
Lucia Pozo, Jonathan Bowling, Conal M Perrett, Richard Bull, Salvador J Diaz-Cano
Publication date
2008/8/18
Journal
Archives of dermatology
Volume
144
Issue
8
Pages
1088-1088
Publisher
American Medical Association
Description
TRICHOSTASIS SPINULOSA (TS) IS A RELA-tively common but underdiagnosed disor-der
of hair follicles that retain successive telogen hairs. It has been described within skin lesions
(secondary TS) or as an isolated finding (primary TS). Dermoscopy may help identify the
characteristic hair tuft. We report 2 cases of TS. The first case involved a 23-year-old woman
who presented with a long-standing history of a light-brown papule on the lower part of her
back. There was a black punctum in the upper central area of the lesion (Figure 1). ...
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