Search Results for: alopecia

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Alopecia areata, totalis, universalis

…is thought to be brought into being by mechanisms immunologic. Comment Alopecia areata and variants clinical of it, to wit, alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis, begins with lymphocytes becoming aggregated around the bulb of follicles in…

Syphilitic alopecia: uncommon trichoscopic findings

Syphilitic alopecia: uncommon trichoscopic findings

…of secondary syphilis. A histopathological study of 12 patients. Am J Dermatopathol. 1995;17:158. PubMed 7. Lee JY, Hsu ML. Alopecia syphilitica, a simulator of alopecia areata: histopathology and differential diagnosis. J Cutan Pathol. 1991;10:87….

Dermoscopy of alopecia areata—a retrospective analysis

Dermoscopy of alopecia areata—a retrospective analysis

…is ideal because it has a blocking filter against light reflection from the skin surface. Sometimes differentiating scarring alopecia from non-scarring alopecia is difficult and dermoscopy can be helpful at this stage. Characteristic dermoscopic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Androgenetic (common) alopecia

…els of 5alpha-reductase type I and II, aromatase, and androgen receptor in hair follicles of women and men with androgenetic alopecia. J Invest Dermatol 1997;109(3):296–300. Trueb RM. Molecular mechanisms of androgenetic alopecia. Exp Gerontol…

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,…