parakeratosis scutularis


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par·a·ker·a·to·sis scu·tu·la·'ris

a disease of the scalp marked by the formation of crusts that envelop the hairs.

parakeratosis scutularis

A scalp disease with hairs encircled by epidermic crust formation.
Synonym: parakeratosis ostracea
See also: parakeratosis