Angora hair nevus

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Angora hair nevus

Synonyms: Schauder syndrome

A rare nevus disorder characterized by the presence of epidermal nevi consisting of depigmented hypertrichosis manifesting with long soft white hair which grows from dilated follicles and follows Blaschko’s lines typically located on the scalp neck face trunk and/or limbs. Association with hyperpigmented hyperkeratotic linear epidermal nevi macrocephaly body asymmetry sacral pit and koilonychia as well as skeletal ocular and neurological abnormalities has also been reported.

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