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Karimian-Teherani, D; El Shabrawi-Caelen, L; Tanew, A.
Traction alopecia in two adolescent Sikh brothers-an underrecognized problem unmasked by migration.
Pediatr Dermatol. 2011; 28(3):336-338 (- Case Report)
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El-Shabrawi-Caelen Laila
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Abstract:
Traction alopecia denotes an often permanent hair loss resulting from prolonged physical damage to the hair shaft. We report on two adolescent Sikh brothers who wore a turban since early childhood and developed a band-like scarring alopecia at the frontal hairline. Awareness of this condition may help in preventing irreversible hair loss by early modification of the daily hair care routine. © 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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