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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…opecia at the end of its course chronological. At a much earlier stage, traction alopecia is a lichenoid peri-infundibulitis/perifolliculitis in which lymphocytes predominate. The differential diagnosis of traction alopecia at that stage of it is…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

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…