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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 98-100

Zosteriform eruptive vellus hair cyst: A rare entity with an uncommon presentation


Department of Dermatology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research & SSKM Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shreya Poddar
Department of Dermatology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research & SSKM Hospital, 244, A.J.C. Bose Road, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020
India
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DOI: 10.4103/tjd.tjd_30_22

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Eruptive vellus hair cyst (EVHC) represents a rare developmental anomaly of vellus hair follicles. The infrequency with which it is encountered makes it a formidable diagnostic challenge. Herein, we report a case of zosteriform EVHC in a 23-year-old male who presented to our dermatology clinic with asymptomatic, brown-black colored, follicular papules for 15 years. This case highlights a unique presentation of an uncommon entity.


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