Pseudomonilethrix

Last Updated: 2019-08-27

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

ICD11: -

Bentley-Phillips und Bayles 1973

Artificial phenomenon.

Hair anomaly characterized by dry, brittle hair.

Dry, brittle hair. 

Trichogramm

Therapy is possible.

Avoid manipulation.

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