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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

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Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that be…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…ects incorporated in the contents are more inclusive, to wit, alopecias, cysts and cystic hamartomas, drug eruptions, sclerodermas, viral exanthems, amyloidosis, atypical mycobacterial infections, deep fungal infections, epidermal nevi, connective ti…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…vium, several authors have included a hodgepodge of unrelated alopecias, for example, hair loss induced by chemotherapy, genetic disorders (monilethrix), infections of the follicle (tinea capitis), alopecia areata, and various so-called scarring alop…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Selection of the Method for Surgery

…iopsy specimens of panniculitides applies equally to those of alopecias. Matrical cells in the center of the bulb of follicles in anagen, i.e., those cells that mature to become hair shaft, are seated on the scalp deep in the subcutaneous fat. To ass…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

The alopecias of discoid lupus erythematosus and of lichen planus share several findings histopathologic, among them being perivascular, peri-infundibular, and perifollicular infiltrates of lymphocytes, vacuolar alteration at the junction between in…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pseudopelade?

…best and misleading at worst, could call to mind a variety of alopecias, each very different from one another, among them alopecia areata, discoid lupus erythematosus, and lichen planopilaris. In brief, the clinical findings of pseudopelade are not s…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Alopecia of discoid lupus erythematosus vs. Alopecia of lichen planus

…ects incorporated in the contents are more inclusive, to wit, alopecias, cysts and cystic hamartomas, drug eruptions, sclerodermas, viral exanthems, amyloidosis, atypical mycobacterial infections, deep fungal infections, epidermal nevi, connective ti…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…e as baffling and frustrating to dermatopathologists than the alopecias. Those aberrations are rivaled in difficulty only by diseases of nail units. Why do those subjects prove to be so recondite? Because biopsies of alopecias and disorders of nail u…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Trichotillomania (developed fully) vs. Traction alopecia (end stage)

…ects incorporated in the contents are more inclusive, to wit, alopecias, cysts and cystic hamartomas, drug eruptions, sclerodermas, viral exanthems, amyloidosis, atypical mycobacterial infections, deep fungal infections, epidermal nevi, connective ti…