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Nail Diseases

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Moth eaten alopecia is seen in - (AIPG 2009)



A Black dot tinea
B Telogen effluvium

C Alopecia areata
D Secondary syphilis

Ans. D
Secondary syphilis

Moth eaten alopecia is characteristic of secondary syphilis. This hair loss in its classical form resembles a somewhat diffuse and patchy alopecia areata (patches hair loss with ragged edges to alopecia spots).

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