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vellus

[′vel·əs]
(anatomy)
Fine body hair that is present until puberty.
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The dermoscopic parameters of the patch were recorded which included black dots, yellow dots, vellus hair, broken hair, coudability hair and circle hair.
Short vellus hair was observed in 26 male patients as compared to only one female patient.
Orfanos, "Basal cell carcinoma possibly originates from the outer root sheath and/or the bulge region of the vellus hair follicle," Archives of Dermatological Research, vol.
The first was whether the vellus hair would grow back longer and thicker after the treatment, which is often the belief with hair removal.
Thus, several of these papules were removed and evaluated pathologically, revealing a mixture of milia and small cysts consistent with the diagnosis of eruptive vellus hair cysts; these contained multiple small lumenal degenerating hair shafts.
* DD Karma LLC is rolling out DermaFlash--billed as a revolutionary at-home professional quality exfoliation device for the removal of dead surface cells, vellus hair and built up debris--at Sephora shops and online.
Steatocystoma multiplex can be associated with pachyonychia congenita type 2 (which is characterized by hypertrophic nail dystrophy, focal keratoderma, multiple pilosebaceous cysts, and myriad conditions associated with ectodermal dysplasia) or eruptive vellus hair cysts [1,5].
Starting with the puberty, due to the hormone modulation, terminal hair begins to replace the vellus hair. The crucial difference between these two types of hair is that terminal hair is more pigmented and thicker and it is connected to sebaceous glands [65].
In the present study under trichoscopic examination short vellus hair was detected in 40.0% (8 patients out of 20 patients) of alopecia areata cases; this finding was detected in other studies [14, 19, 20].
CD10 Antibody (clone 56C6) preserves reactivity even in paraffin embedded material.5 In normal skin CD10 immunostainting is present in sebaceous glands, myoepithelial cells of eccrine and apocrine glands, periadnexal dermis, and inner root sheath cells of vellus hair follicles and occasional endothelial cells.6-8 CD10 has been recognized as a useful marker to differentiate BCC from trichoepithelioma (TE).9,10 It is not routinely used to differentiate BCC from SCC but it has been claimed in some articles that CD10 can be utilized as a specific marker to distinguish BCC from SCC.4,11-13