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This section of human skin was excised from a patient with a vitamin A deficiency (VAD). The photomicrograph revealed a hyperkeratotic hair follicle, as a result from the patient’s hypovitaminosis A condition. Note the clogged follicle, which had been filled with a nodule of dead skin.
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