Alopecia Areata and Habit Tic Deformities

Marina Isabel Horne, Joyce B. Utzig, Evan A. Rieder, Colombina Vincenzi, Antonella Tosti

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Nail involvement is a very common finding in patients with alopecia areata (AA). Most commonly evidenced by nail pitting, nail abnormalities can affect up to 66% of AA patients. We present two cases of the unusual association between habit tic nail deformities and AA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-325
Number of pages3
JournalSkin Appendage Disorders
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2018


  • Alopecia areata
  • Nail
  • Nail disorder
  • Psychological stress
  • Quality of life

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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    Horne, M. I., Utzig, J. B., Rieder, E. A., Vincenzi, C., & Tosti, A. (2018). Alopecia Areata and Habit Tic Deformities. Skin Appendage Disorders, 4(4), 323-325.