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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The scarring alopecias include diseases such as lupus erythematosus, lichen planopilaris, pseudopelade of Brocq, and folliculitis decalvans (14).