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My daughter has a bald spot on the top of her head. What is this?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Varies

Newborns can have a congenital bald spot while older kids can pull out their hair or develop a skin condition.
An exam is needed to sort this out.

In brief: Varies

Newborns can have a congenital bald spot while older kids can pull out their hair or develop a skin condition.
An exam is needed to sort this out.
Thank

In brief: Bald spot

Maybe alopecia areata or trichotillamania.
Best see a derm to r/o other cause as well such as infections.

In brief: Bald spot

Maybe alopecia areata or trichotillamania.
Best see a derm to r/o other cause as well such as infections.
Thank
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