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Nit on human hair
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Nit on human hair

This photograph shows a "nit" or tiny white egg sack attached to the shaft of a human hair. (Image courtesy of D. Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H)


Review Date: 2/21/2013
Reviewed By: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang
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