Follicular Degeneration Syndrome

A rare form of alopecia characterised by centrifugal scarring of the scalp characterized by premature desquamation of the inner root sheath followed by histologic events leading to complete follicular degeneration
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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.
The follicular degeneration syndrome in black patients: hot comb alopecia" revisited and revised.
Some African-Americans are afflicted with follicular degeneration syndrome.