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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
On-line version ISSN 1806-4841
OLIVEIRA, Josenildo Rodrigues de; MAZOCCO, Viviane Tom and ARRUDA, Lúcia Helena F. de. Woolly hair nevus syndrome. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2004, vol.79, n.1, pp. 103-106. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962004000100013.
Woolly Hair Nevus is a rare, nonhereditary condition characterized by tightly curled hair localized on one or several areas of the scalp. The authors present a case of woolly hair nevus with onset during childhood, which is associated with palmoplantar keratoderma and cardiopathy. It is named woolly hair nevus syndrome.
Keywords : heart diseases; keratosis.