Alopecia areata (AA) is one among the many causes of non-scarring alopecia in children. Family history has been noted in 10-20% of cases, but concomitant presentation in siblings is extremely rare. The patterns and associations of childhood AA are similar to adults; however, there are some differences which are being highlighted in this article.
BACKGROUND Pure neuritic leprosy (PNL) usually presents with neurological symptoms without skin involvement. Fine needle aspiration can play an important role in the management of PNL cases presenting as nerve abscesses. AIM To assess the role of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in diagnosing and categorizing PNL cases presenting as nerve abscesses… (More)