Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Ophiasis

Ophiasis

A 12-year-old male presented with two non-cicatricial patches of hair loss of 3 months duration. Confinement of hair loss to marginal scalp areas (near hair line) is termed Ophiasis which usually considered as bad prognostic sign in alopecia areata (may resist treatment).

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