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Scalp conditions

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Answers to the following questions can be found on page 54.

Select one best answer from the following:

  1. Seborrhoeic dermatitis

  2. Scalp psoriasis

  3. Kerion celsi

  4. Trichotillomania

  5. Alopecia areata

  6. Tinea capitis

Question 1

Case 1: A 5-year-old boy presented with a 30-day history of an asymptomatic area of brittle, lustreless hair, which broke easily after emergence from the scalp. He had no significant past medical history. His family had acquired a domestic cat 2 months previously, which was healthy and had normal …

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