oa South African Medical Journal - Alopecia after tick bite

Volume 40, Issue 24
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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