trichoschisis

trichoptilosis

 [trik″op-tĭ-lo´sis]
splitting of hairs at the end.
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tri·chos·chi·sis

(tri-kos'ki-sis),
The presence of broken or split hairs.
See also: trichorrhexis.
[tricho- + G. schisis, a cleaving]
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tri·chos·chi·sis

(tri-kos'ki-sis)
The presence of broken or split hairs.
See also: trichorrhexis
[tricho- + G. schisis, a cleaving]
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High magnification showed flattened and twisted hair shaft at irregular intervals, ruffled cuticle, and trichoschisis, which is prone to breakage (Figure-2 d,e,f).
Trichoschisis is a condition characterized by brittle hair with a transverse crack or a clean break.
* Pili annulati * Trichoschisis * Monilethrix * Trichorrhexis nodosa * Trichorrhexis invaginati * Pili torti * Trichonodosis * Trichoptilosis