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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…r 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 lichen planopilaris. Search Derm101.com for trichotillomania and t…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…