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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

MINELLI, Lorivaldo; GON, Airton dos Santos  and  SALES, Nádia Cristina Miguel de Marque. Casts: three cases report and literature review. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2006, vol.81, n.2, pp. 159-162. ISSN 1806-4841.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962006000200007.

Hair casts are small white yellowish keratinous structures that totally wrap the hair shaft. They are characterized by asymptomatic, semifirm, tannish, freely movable, cylindrical masses, distributed along the scalp hair. This condition has been found in three women, whose case histories are described.

Keywords : Hair; Hair diseases; Scalp dermatoses.

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