pseudopelade

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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.
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.
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.