female pattern alopecia

fe·male pat·tern al·o·pe·ci·a

diffuse partial hair loss in the centroparietal area of the scalp, with preservation of the frontal and temporal hairlines; the most frequent type of androgenic alopecia in women.

fe·male pat·tern al·o·pe·ci·a

(fē'māl pat'ĕrn al'ō-pē'shē-ă)
Diffuse partial hair loss in the centroparietal area of the scalp, with preservation of the frontal and temporal hair lines; the most frequent type of androgenic alopecia in women.
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The majority of black patients with CCCA are women with female: male ratio of about 3:1.34 The hypothesis of pathogenesis is that patients are predisposed to follicular damage because of an anatomic abnormality namely premature desquamation of the inner root sheath.345 All conditions that result in a progressive pattern of alopecia affecting the crown can mimic CCCA these include male and female pattern alopecia lichen planopilaris and even unusual cases of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus.