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A Case of Alopecia Areata Mimicking Trichotillomania

Aseem Sharma, Tejas Vishwanath, Sandip Agrawal, Deepti Shukla, Rachita Dhurat

Citation Information : Sharma A, Vishwanath T, Agrawal S, Shukla D, Dhurat R. A Case of Alopecia Areata Mimicking Trichotillomania. Int J Dermoscop 2017; 1 (1):35-37.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10061-0008

License: CC BY 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; The Author(s).


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Shukla D, Vishwanath T, Agrawal S, Dhurat R, Sharma A. A Case of Alopecia Areata Mimicking Trichotillomania. Int J Dermoscop 2017;1(1):35-37.

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