She said: "It could make transplantation available to people with a limited number of follicles, including those with female-pattern hair loss, scarring alopecia
and hair loss due to burns.
It could make hair transplantation available to individuals with a limited number of follicles, including those with female-pattern hair loss, scarring alopecia
, and hair loss due to burns.
Tufted hair folliculitis (THF) is a recurrent and progressive folliculitis of the scalp that resolves with irregular areas of scarring alopecia
within which numerous hair tufts emerge from dilated follicular openings.
Central centrifugal scarring alopecia
, which usually starts in the crown and advances to surrounding areas, can be psychologically devastating.
Chronic oil folliculitis resulting in scarring alopecia
seemed related to the use of scalp oils, according to Debbie Thompson, Health Plus Associates, Kingston, Jamaica.
9,16,17) Alopecia neoplastica, a rare presentation of cutaneous metastasis often associated with breast cancer, manifests itself clinically as areas of scarring alopecia
occurs when hair follicles have become infected and inflamed, and replaced by scar tissue.
The technique both creates more follicles and rejuvenates existing ones, beginning with cells grown from just a few hundred donor hairs, making hair transplants available to those with very few follicles, including patients with female-pattern hair loss, hair loss due to burns and scarring alopecia
When present they may produce a scarring alopecia
Also known as scarring alopecia
, cicatricial alopecia is a form of hair loss in women and men marked by scarring of the scalp where the source of the hair follicle is destroyed.
A common form of hair loss that affects mostly African-American women is known as central centrifugal scarring alopecia
The scarring alopecias
include diseases such as lupus erythematosus, lichen planopilaris, pseudopelade of Brocq, and folliculitis decalvans (14).