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.
The hot-comb caused traction alopecia.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.42
The bulge region is the location of inflammation in scarring alopecia, in contrast to bulb area involvement in other inflammatory nonscarring alopecias, such as alopecia areata [10,11].
Scarring alopecia, also known as cicatricial, is caused by other diseases and happens when hair follicles are destroyed.