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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-49

Woolly hair with palmoplantar keratoderma without cardiac abnormality: A rare case report


Department of Dermatology, IGMCRI, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr Saritha Mohanan
Department of Dermatology, IGMCRI, Kathirkamam, Puducherry - 605 107
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijpd.IJPD_73_19

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Woolly hair is a rare hair shaft abnormality characterized by extremely curly hair. It can occur in isolation or be associated with palmoplantar keratoderma (PPK) and cardiac defects. Here, we report a 3-year-old child with woolly hair and PPK without any cardiac manifestations. We report this case because of its rarity and to stress the importance of cardiac assessment in children with woolly hair.


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