ⓘ Frontal fibrosing alopecia

                                     

ⓘ Frontal fibrosing alopecia

Frontal fibrosing alopecia is the frontotemporal hairline recession and eyebrow loss in postmenopausal women that is associated with perifollicular erythema, especially along the hairline. It is considered to be a clinical variant of lichen planopilaris.

                                     
  • considered a useful clinical marker of this condition, cases of frontal fibrosing alopecia presenting with an unusual retention of the hairline pseudo - fringe
  • alopecias that predominantly involve lymphocytic inflammation include lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia central centrifugal alopecia
  • keratinous sheath is diagnostic. Frontal fibrosing alopecia a clinical variant of lichen planopilaris, is a female scarring alopecia characterized by progressive
  • PMID 12833016. Tosti, A Piraccini, BM Iorizzo, M Misciali, C 2005 Frontal fibrosing alopecia in postmenopausal women Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • folliculitis decalvans, central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia postmenopausal frontal fibrosing alopecia etc. Tumours and skin outgrowths also induce localized
  • Psoriasis on the eyelids can result in madarosis. Others include: frontal fibrosing alopecia ulerythema ophryogenes, acne rosacea, telogen effluvium, follicular
  • Graham - Little syndrome Folliculitis decalvans ungrouped: Triangular alopecia Frontal fibrosing alopecia Marie Unna hereditary hypotrichosis Hypertrichosis Hirsutism