Trichostasis Spinulosa

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Condition 101

What is the definition of Trichostasis Spinulosa?

Trichostasis spinulosa (TS) is a condition where instead of one hair protruding from a hair follicle, a bundle or bush of hair come out of a single follicle. This results in elevated, dark spiny papules on the head, face (usually the nose), and trunk. In this condition, there are numerous tiny open pores filled with multiple tiny short hairs, usually only visible with a magnifying glass. TS usually does not cause problems and may only be noticed as an incidental finding. The exact cause is unknown.

What are the alternative names for Trichostasis Spinulosa?

  • Elevated dark spiny papules on the face or trunk

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