Plica Polonica

What is Plica Polonica? Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

The hair and the scalp can get various diseases. Some are common, which we have described in our blogs, while others are rarely reported. Among a rare disease is Plica Polonica, in which the hair-shafts become intertwined and start looking like one solid mass. The hair becomes irreversibly tangled and matted, while the scalp becomes inflamed, and emits a bad odour. The disease is also called Plica neuropathica or ‘dreadlocks.’…