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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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By this way, it is possible to assess the density of hair follicles per surface area and to observe the presence of follicular hyperkeratosis (kerosis), as well as comedones, trichostasis spinulosa, intrafollicular bacteria, and mites [7-11].
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Since the trichostasis spinulosa is rare seen lesion and also observed in atypical localization, we reported this rare case.
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