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Alopecias
  1. Peter A Lio1,2,
  2. Kachiu C Lee3
  1. 1Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
  2. 2Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
  3. 3Department of Dermatology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Peter A Lio, 1455 North Milwaukee Avenue, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60622, USA; p-lio{at}northwestern.edu

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Case 1: An otherwise healthy 6-month-old boy presents with several patches of alopecia, slowly increasing in size over the past month. He is noted to have two school-aged brothers at home. On examination, there is an erythematous, boggy mass on the scalp with associated alopecia and occipital lymphadenopathy (figure 1). What is the most likely diagnosis?

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6-month-old boy with alopecia over boggy mass. (Reprinted with permission from Color Atlas & Synopsis of …

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