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A 7-year-old boy was brought to the pediatrician by his mother. They had recently resettled in the United States after more than a year in a crowded refugee camp. His mother pointed out some areas of non-scarring alopecia and fine scaly plaques on the child’s scalp. He had complained about scalp tenderness and itching for the last couple of months.

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