HAIR COLLAR SIGN

By Gary M. White, MD

Courtesy O. Dale Collins, MD
Hair Collar Sign


The hair collar sign, aka hair necklace, is a congenital ring of hair on the scalp surrounding a central lesion.

Clinical

A ring of hair is seen around a congenital lesion, usually of the scalp.

Treatment

Careful clinical evaluation and MRI of the brain are indicated prior to biopsy or excision of these scalp lesions.

References

Aplasia Cutis Congenita with Hair Collar Sign. Actas Dermo-Sifiliograficas

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