Indian Journal of Paediatric Dermatology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65--67

Early-onset trichotillomania: A case report with dermoscopic findings


Nisha V Parmar1, Sheela Kuruvila1, Pradeep Thilakan2 
1 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Nisha V Parmar
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry - 605 014
India

Early-onset trichotillomania (TTM) can be a challenging diagnosis as other common causes of childhood patchy alopecias such as alopecia areata and tinea capitis have to be excluded. We report a 3-year-old boy with TTM and dermoscopic findings.


How to cite this article:
Parmar NV, Kuruvila S, Thilakan P. Early-onset trichotillomania: A case report with dermoscopic findings.Indian J Paediatr Dermatol 2016;17:65-67


How to cite this URL:
Parmar NV, Kuruvila S, Thilakan P. Early-onset trichotillomania: A case report with dermoscopic findings. Indian J Paediatr Dermatol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2022 May 20 ];17:65-67
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