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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 94-95

Congenital atrichia with papular lesions


Department of Dermatology, Command Hospital and AFMC, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Biju Vasudevan
Department of Dermatology, Command Hospital (Southern Command), Wanowrie, Pune - 411 040, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/2319-7250.139512

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Congenital alopecia has broad differential diagnosis and poses diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. It is a rare form of irreversible alopecia inherited autosomal recessively. Atrichia congenita with papular lesions represents a complex and heterogeneous group of genodermatoses characterized by irreversible complete hair loss soon after birth, and associated with the development of keratin-filled cysts over the body. We report a case of 4-year-old boy presenting with complete loss of hair over scalp, eye brows, eye lashes, and body since birth. Patient also had papular lesions over body.


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