trichostasis spinulosa

trichostasis spinulosa

 [trĭ-kos´tah-sis spin″u-lo´-sah]
obstruction of the hair follicles with a spinulous dark plug, consisting of many lanugo hairs in a horny mass; it may affect the skin of the alae nasi and other facial areas, or of the arms, chest, abdomen, or interscapular area.

tri·chos·ta·sis spi·nu·lo·sa

(tri-kos'tă-sis spī'nyū-lō'să),
A condition in which hair follicles are blocked with a keratin plug containing multiple vellous hairs forming pruritic papules.
[tricho- + G. stasis, a standing; L. spinulosus, thorny]

trichostasis spinulosa

/tri·chos·ta·sis spin·u·lo·sa/ (trĭ-kos´tah-sis spin″u-lo´sah) a condition in which the hair follicles contain a dark, horny plug that contains a bundle of vellus hair.

tri·chos·ta·sis spi·nu·lo·sa

(tri-kos'tă-sis spī-nyū-lō'să)
A condition in which hair follicles are blocked with a keratin plug containing lanugo hairs.
[tricho- + G. stasis, a standing; L. spinulosus, thorny]
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She was diagnosed as a case of trichostasis spinulosa along with pyoderma.
Trichostasis spinulosa (TS) is a relatively common but overlooked condition that affects pilosebaceous follicles.
Since the trichostasis spinulosa is rare seen lesion and also observed in atypical localization, we reported this rare case.
Treatment of trichostasis spinulosa in skin phototypes III, IV, and V with an 800-nm pulsed diode laser.