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Traction alopecia Synonyms Hot comb alopecia Follicular degeneration syndrome Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young women, especially African-Americans Distribution of lesions Scalp, in symmetrical fashion, particularly along the frontal hairline Course Permanent if the traction has been applied for years Differential diagnosis clinical Androgenetic (common) alopecia involves the frontoparietal and occipital regions with slowly progressive […]