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]