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Scanning electron microscopic visualization of rolled hair (Poils en spirale)

Kanerva L, Niemi KM, Lassus A, Rantanen T.
DOI: 10.2340/00015555636164


A patient suffering from recalcitrant pemphigoid developed rolled hairs after prolonged oral corticosteroid therapy. Consequently, we looked for rolled hairs in 100 out-patients, but none could be found. The rolled hairs were characterized by light and scanning electron microscopy.


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