scarring alopecia

scar·ring al·o·pe·ci·a

alopecia in which hair follicles are irreversibly destroyed by scarring processes including trauma, burns, lupus erythematosus, lichen planopilaris, scleroderma, folliculitis decalvans, or of uncertain cause (pseudopelade).

scar·ring al·o·pe·ci·a

(skahr'ing al'ō-pē'shē-ă)
Skin condition in which hair follicles are irreversibly destroyed by scarring processes including trauma, burns, lupus erythematosus, lichen planopilaris, scleroderma, folliculitis decalvans, or of uncertain cause (pseudopelade).
Synonym(s): cicatricial alopecia.
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Women with this type of scarring alopecia should be screened not only for fibroids, but also for other disorders associated with excess fibrous tissue, Aguh noted.
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38 Follicular degeneration syndrome (FDS) was the term used for a distinct form of scarring alopecia due to premature desquamation of the inner root sheaths below the isthmus.
Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (KFSD) is a rare disorder of keratinization characterized by spiny follicular hyperkeratosis resulting in scarring alopecia, with ocular involvement.
Common types of hair loss include androgenic alopecia, congenital alopecia, cicatricial or scarring alopecia, and telogen effluvium alopecia among women.
Scarring alopecia, also known as cicatricial, is caused by other diseases and happens when hair follicles are destroyed.
Cicatricial alopecia is also known as scarring alopecia, covering all scalp conditions that result in the destruction of the hair follicle.
Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp (DCS) is an uncommon inflammatory disease that often results in scarring alopecia.
DENVER -- To limit the progression of scarring alopecia, Dr.
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.