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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated polygenic skin disorder affecting approximately 2% of the population. The pathogenesis of psoriasis features an interplay between adaptive and innate immunity centered on interleukin 23 and T-helper 17 cells…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Alopecia areata vs. Trichotillomania

Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated polygenic skin disorder affecting approximately 2% of the population. The pathogenesis of psoriasis features an interplay between adaptive and innate immunity centered on interleukin 23 and T-helper 17 cells…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Traction alopecia

Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated polygenic skin disorder affecting approximately 2% of the population. The pathogenesis of psoriasis features an interplay between adaptive and innate immunity centered on interleukin 23 and T-helper 17 cells…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Alopecia areata, totalis, universalis

Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated polygenic skin disorder affecting approximately 2% of the population. The pathogenesis of psoriasis features an interplay between adaptive and innate immunity centered on interleukin 23 and T-helper 17 cells…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Androgenetic (Common) alopecia

Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated polygenic skin disorder affecting approximately 2% of the population. The pathogenesis of psoriasis features an interplay between adaptive and innate immunity centered on interleukin 23 and T-helper 17 cells…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lichen Planus

An inflammatory process consisting usually of violaceous papules that have a polygonal outline and flat top, and that tends to favor flexural surfaces of skin and the buccal mucosa of the oral cavity. It sometimes affects follicles and nail units…

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…