Corkscrew hairs (CHs) were first described by Hughes et al1 as trichoscopy marker for diagnosis of tinea capitis (TC) in black children. However, we recently observed the same trichoscopic picture in an adult Italian white male.
Article InformationCorresponding Author: Iria Neri, MD, Department of Specialistic, Diagnostic, and Experimental Medicine, Dermatology Unit, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Published Online: June 19, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.4352.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.