Search Results for: alopecia

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Common Baldness—an Inflammatory Disease?

…;The results also show that inflammation in MPA [male pattern alopecia] is a relatively consistent finding and that, although often insignificant, this frequently leads to an inflammatory folliculitis, perifollicular fibrosis, and unusually to a dest…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pseudopelade?

…ie atrophiante, vari?t? pseudopelade [Research about atrophic alopecia, pseudopelade variant]. Ann Dermatol Syphilogr 1905;6:1–32. “The term pseudop?lade of Brocq should be restricted to those patients in whom exhaustive clinical and hito…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…lb, and each follicle being in the same stage of devolution = Alopecia areata In addition to lymphocytes and melanophages in fibrous tracks, there is a sprinkling of eosinophils, an unusual finding in this condition. 10.3.2A: Peribulbitis + 10.3.2B:…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…used to characterize what is said to be a distinctive type of alopecia. Taken literally, the title signifies excessive loss of hair from follicles that are in the anagen (growing) phase of the cycle of the follicle. Consonant with the definition firs…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus

…ng largely to spare surface epidermis and to end in permanent alopecia; the end-stage of alopecic lesions on the scalp is known as pseudopelade of Brocq, a term generic and not specific for lichen planopilaris. Ungual lichen planus is capable of dest…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mycosis fungoides

…matous slack skin” looks like parapsoriasis en plaques. Alopecia mucinosa (mycosis fungoides with epithelial mucinosis) consists of patches and plaques studded with infundibulocentric papules, the lesions having a predilection for the face, nec…