Trichokryptomania

Trichokryptomania a condition in which hairs are broken off (self induced).

This is often seen in neurotic patients.

Sites: usually symmetrical, involve the parietal and auricular regions of scalp.

Broken hairs are of differing lengths.

New short hairs are present.

There are no exclamation hairs.

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