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Vol. 98. Issue 3.
Pages 198-201 (April 2007)
Vol. 98. Issue 3.
Pages 198-201 (April 2007)
Case reports
DOI: 10.1016/S1578-2190(07)70426-2
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Woolly Hair Nevus Associated With an Ipsilateral Linear Epidermal Nevus
Nevus de Pelo Lanoso Asociado a Nevus Epidérmico Lineal Ipsilateral
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Correspondence: Trinidad Martín-González, Isabel Barreto, 17, 18008 Granada, Spain.
, J. del Boz-González, A. Vera-Casaño
Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Carlos Haya, Málaga, Spain
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Abstract

We report a 4-year-old boy with two areas of woolly hair in the right parietotemporal region and a linear epidermal nevus in the areas of woolly hair as well as in the ipsilateral hemiface and chin. Evaluation by scanning electron microscopy showed woolly hair with oval transverse section and longitudinal groove. A complete examination ruled out associated anomalies.

Key words:
woolly hair
woolly hair nevus
lineal epidermis nevus
Resumen

Presentamos un paciente varón de 4 años con dos áreas de pelo lanoso en zona parietotemporal derecha y un nevus epidérmico lineal en las zonas de pelo lanoso, así como en hemicara y mentón ipsilateral. La imagen de microscopía electrónica de barrido mostraba el pelo lanoso con sección transversal oval y acanaladura longitudinal.

El estudio sistémico para descartar anomalías asociadas fue normal.

Palabras clave:
pelo lanoso
nevus de pelo lanoso
nevus epidérmico lineal
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Electron microscope images courtesy of Dr Juan Ferrando Barberá.

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