Tulip Hairs in Trichotillomania

Trichoscopic Findings in TTM

Trichotillomania (self induced hair pulling). "Tulip hairs" are a special type of hair seen in trichotillomania. They are wide at the top and flared like a tulip. Broken hairs and black dots can also be seen in this image as can excoriations.

tulip hairs

Dr. Jeff Donovan is a Canadian and US board certified dermatologist specializing exclusively in hair loss. To schedule a consultation, please call the Whistler office at 604.283.1887

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