Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia
Susan Mehboob Holmes
Department of Dermatology, Alan Lyell Centre for Dermatology, Glasgow, UK
Dermatology and Dermatologic Diseases
Frontal fibrosing alopecia, described simply over two decades in the past, has come to be probably the most normally noticeable causes of scarring phalacrosis at several skilled hair clinics. Regarded a medical variant of lichen planopilaris (LPP), its uncommon components and associations that distinguish it from LPP. Despite the fact that largely affecting post-menopausal ladies, a small however growing number of guys and premenopausal ladies are affected. The spectrum of the ailment has accelerated from involvement of the frontal hairline and eyebrows, to potentially affecting the whole hairline, facial and body hair. Genetic and environmental motives were implicated however the aetiology remains uncertain. A range of cures had been used in management of the, however medical trials are required to set up effectiveness.
Frontal fibrosing alopecia; Lichen planopilaris
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