oa South African Medical Journal - Alopecia after tick bite
|Article Title||Alopecia after tick bite|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Dermatology, Stellenbosch University|
|Publication Date||Jul 1966|
|Pages||555 - 556|
|Keyword(s)||Alopecia, Case report, Dermatology and Tick bite|
Two cases are descriptionbed in which localized alopecia followed the removal of a tick from the scalp. The alopecia is not permanent. The role of ticks as causes or vectors of disease in man is briefly discussed.
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