hair cast

hair cast

a cast composed of parakeratotic scales attached to scalp hair but freely movable up and down the hair shaft; found in scaling dermatitis of the scalp, including dandruff, psoriasis, and seborrheic dermatitis.
Synonym(s): pseudonit
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He might well look smilingly down upon those small, fair features, radiant with innocent mirth, those clear blue shining eyes, and that soft flaxen hair cast back upon the little ivory neck and shoulders.
To be honest with I ve m you, I've worked with so many people I forget their names but never with the Hair cast. We have reunions and its hugs and kisses.
Moody, whose flowing white hair cast him as a look-alike for Ludwig von Beethoven, and R.B.
They rendered images of primitive figures, caveman and woman--she with hair cast over her bare breasts, a mermaid beached or a woman emerging from the primordial ooze, pulling away from an underground cavern.
Unlike hair casts, which can be moved up and down along the hair shaft, nits firmly adhere to the hair.
Nits are attached to the hair and do not flake off like dandruff nor are they white like hair casts. Bugs have six legs and they crawl; they don't fly.
Children are often misdiagnosed with Pediculus capitis because they have hair casts that resemble nits, or they have dead or empty nits that are far away from the scalp, said Dr.
Top honors on the production side must go to Brian Nason's inventive lighting design, as when Freeman's extravagant hair casts a long shadow that renders the face of Dorian completely unfathomable.
The eggs are sometimes difficult to differentiate from dandruff or hair casts. The latter flake off the hair easily while eggs are firmly cemented onto the shaft.
They are glued to the hair and do not flake off like dandruff nor are they white like hair casts. Bugs have six legs and they crawl; they don't fly.
* Hair Casts. Commonly confused with nits, hair casts come in several forms but the most common and true form is the peripilar keratin cast, he said.
Examine nits to distinguish them from hair casts. Hair casts, or pseudonits, are remnants of the inner root sheath of the hair follicle.