Search Results for: alopecia

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Treatment

…tis. When to refer to a dermatologist When the diagnosis of acne keloidalis nuchae is not clear, or when a distinct cause of alopecia or scalp/neck inflammation is suspected. For cases unresponsive to typical systemic antibiotics. For phototherapy,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Degeneration Syndrome?

…from destructive inflammatory folliculitis (including folliculitis decalvans), as well as that following chronic tractional alopecia, hot comb alopecia, and the follicular degeneration syndrome, may create very similar patterns of predominantly…

Sperling LC, Cowper SE, Knopp EA. An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations. Second edition. New York & London: Informa Healthcare, 2012

Sperling LC, Cowper SE, Knopp EA. An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations. Second edition. New York & London: Informa Healthcare, 2012

…cluded in the book of hair pathology and might be better placed in a chapter covering other findings from scalp biopsies for alopecia, such as alopecia neoplastica, angiosarcoma, seborrheic dermatitis, etc. should the authors feel the need for such…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Common Baldness—an Inflammatory Disease?

…1; in sections of tissue of biopsy specimens obtained from sites of male pattern alopecia, a condition known also as pattern alopecia, androgenetic alopecia, and common baldness. In addition, he noted perifollicular fibrosis, a finding he…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pseudopelade?

…y. A Practical Guide to Common Disorders. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company, 1995:392. “Pseudopelade (French for pseudoalopecia areata) of Brocq, also known as alopecia cicatrisata, is a rare form of scarring alopecia in which destruction of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ugh rather paltry, are sufficient to make a diagnosis definitively of alopecia areata or one of the analogues of it, to wit, alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis. Note how few are the follicles in anagen in this biopsy specimen from the scalp….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…to diseases causing hair loss, and the most common nonscarring alopecias (telogen effluvium, anagen effluvium, androgenetic alopecia, and alopecia areata) are reviewed in regard to pathogenesis, clinical findings, and current options of…