pseudopelade

pseudopelade

 [soo″do-pe´lād]
an uncommon type of alopecia characterized by the asymptomatic development of a distinctive scarlike patchy alopecia in adults.

pseu·do·pe·lade

(sū'dō-pĕ-lahd'),
A scarring type of alopecia; usually occurs in scattered irregular patches; of uncertain cause.
[pseudo- + Fr. pelade, disease that causes sporadic falling of hair]

pseudopelade

/pseu·do·pe·lade/ (-pe´lād) patchy alopecia roughly simulating alopecia areata; it may be due to various diseases of the hair follicles, some of which are associated with scarring.

pseudopelade

[-pelād′, -pē′lād]
a scarring type of alopecia, preceded by folliculitis, in which one or more areas of baldness may appear and spread to become joined, forming an area of smooth fingerlike projections that are slightly depressed in the skin.

pseu·do·pe·lade

(sū'dō-pĕ-lahd')
A scarring type of alopecia; usually occurs in scattered, irregular patches; of uncertain cause.
[pseudo- + Fr. pelade, disease that causes sporadic falling of hair]
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Evaluation of inflammatory infiltrate and fibrogenic cytokines in pseudopelade of Brocq suggests the involvement of T-helper 2 and 3 cytokines.
Right from common hair disorders like hair loss, dandruff and baldness to uncommon diseases of the hair and scalp like alopecia, pseudopelade, lichen planus, trichotillomania and others.
DiscussionCentral centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is the term adopted by the North American hair research society (NAHRS) to encompass the previous terms of hot comb alopecia" follicular degeneration syndrome" pseudopelade" in African Americans and central elliptical pseudopelade in Caucasians.
5%), discoid lupus erythematosus (25%), pseudopelade of Brocq (20%), systemic lupus erythematosus (5%) followed by scleroderma, dermatomyositis, keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans, aplasia cutis, kerion, follicular mucinosis, pemphigus, dissecting cellulitis of scalp/ pyogenic folliculitis and acne keloidalis nuchae in 2.
Lichen planopilaris, discoid lupus erythematosus, pseudopelade of Brock were the common causes of cicatricial alopecia in the studied population.
2 Examples of primary alopecia include discoid lupus erythematosus, lichen planopilaris, central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia, pseudopelade of Brocq, folliculitis decalvans, and acne keloidalis.
5%) was of lichen planopilaris (LPP) [Figure 1] followed by 25% of discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) [Figure 2], and 20% patients had pseudopelade of Brocq (PB) [Table 2].
5%) followed by DLE (25%) and pseudopelade of Brocq (25%).
Pseudopelade of Brocq (PB) is a permanent progressive scarring alopecia characterized by numerous alopecic patches localized only in the scalp, that tend to coalesce into larger, irregular plaques with polycyclic borders.
9 The early evolving lesions of the hair follicles are described in pseudopelade, a type of cicatricial alopecia where clues for the diagnosis of lupus erythematosus or lichen planopilaris are lacking.
The histopathology of pseudopelade of Brocq is of 'burn out' scarring alopecia.
A few entities in scarring alopecia are lichen planopilaris, central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia, pseudopelade, discoid lupus erythematosus and traction alopecia.