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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…, and may be secondary to an underlying medical disease, skin inflammation, or an infection. The management of patients with alopecia is challenging for providers and patients alike, as alopecia commonly has a significant impact on a patient’s…

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Alopecia: Treatment

…of hair loss. Specific pharmacologic treatments are discussed below for the two most common causes of alopecia: androgenetic alopecia and alopecia areata. Ancillary therapy In all cases of hair loss, no matter what the cause, the value of cosmetic…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

…nical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that bears hair follicles may be involved by certain types of alopecia….

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Alopecia: Clinical Cases

…A skin biopsy is offered to the patient, which she accepts; she is highly-motivated to confirm the diagnosis of androgenetic alopecia; a 4 mm punch biopsy of the affected area of alopecia is performed Follow-up evaluation and suture removal in 2…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea capitis

…mally inflammatory scaly tinea capitis include: seborrheic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis For pronounced alopecia: alopecia areata, trichotillomania, secondary syphilis, pseudopelade Inflammatory tinea capitis must differentiated from…

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Alopecia: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Alopecia areata Androgenetic alopecia Traction alopecia Trichotillomania Anagen effluvium…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Key Points

…dark-skinned individuals with curly hair. Marked by follicular inflammation, excessive scarring with alopecia. Irreversible alopecia results in the setting of chronic disease. Both medical and surgical treatments, including laser epilation, should…

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Alopecia: References

References Alkhalifah, A et al (2010) Alopecia Areata update: part I and II. J Am Acad Derm, 62: 177-202. Hillmann, K and Blume-Peytavi, U (2009) Diagnosis of hair disorders. Semin Cutan Med Surg, 28:33-38. Mirmirani, P, Huang, KP, and Price, VH…

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Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…scarring hair loss and may present on the vertex (classic lichen planopilaris), with frontal accentuation (frontal fibrosing alopecia), or with lichenoid rash, scaly scalp patches, and noncicatricial loss of axillary and pubic hair…

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