Pili multigemini Other names Pili gemini  An extracted pili multigemini with three distinct hairs growing from the same source. Specialty Dermatology Pili multigemini, also known as a “wood hair”, is a malformation characterized by the presence of bifurcated or multiple divided hair matrices and papillae, giving rise to the formation of multiple hair shafts within the individual follicles.  : 768
Electrolysis will permanently remove pili multigemini.
Depilating laser treatment has been suggested to improve symptomatic pili multigemini.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
RESERVED, INSERM US14-- ALL RIGHTS. "Orphanet: Pili gemini". www.orpha.net . Retrieved . 27 April 2019
^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005).
Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN . 978-1-4160-2999-1
^ Naysmith, L., De Berker, D. and Munro, C.S. (2001), Multigeminate beard hairs and folliculitis. British Journal of Dermatology, 144: 427–428. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2133.2001.04047.x
External links [ edit ]