ATRICHIA WITH PAPULAR LESIONS

By Gary M. White, MD


Atrichia with papular lesions is a rare autosomal recessive condition in which there is complete irreversible hair loss during the first months of life.

Clinical           

Alopecia within the first few months of life. Scalp, axillary, and pubic hair are affected. Most are devoid of eyebrows and eyelashes. Later in childhood, keratin-filled cysts may develop on the body.

References

A 3-year-old female with "poor hair growth." American Osteopathic College of Dermatology GR
A 28-year-old woman with no hair and bumps scattered elsewhere. Indian J Dermatol 2015;60:107

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