How to cite this article: Ranjan E, Arora S, Maitra R. Pili multigemini. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2021;87:379.
A 42-year-old male presented with complaints of persistent itching over back, of 3 years duration. Examination revealed an area of thick, short, prominent terminal hair over the interscapular region [Figure 1]. Trichoscopy revealed multiple easily extractable short hair of different lengths, emerging from a single hair canal, and enclosed in a common outer sheath [Figure 2]. Histological examination showed multiple hair shafts emerging from a single infundibulum, enclosed in a common outer root sheath and separated from each other by layers of inner root sheath. A diagnosis of pili multigemini was made. Treatment options include laser hair removal and electrolysis.
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