Scarring alopecia: Introduction
Scarring alopecia: Scarring alopecia refers to hair loss associated with fibrosis and scar tissue that replaces and often permanently destroys the hair follicle.
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causes, and treatments of Scarring alopecia is available below.
Symptoms of Scarring alopecia
- Hair loss - may be slow or rapid and can involve varying amounts of the scalp
- Scarring of scalp where hair loss occurs
- Itching may be associated with hair loss
- Burning sensation may be associated with hair loss
- Pain may be associated with hair loss
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Scarring alopecia?
Causes of Scarring alopecia
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Misdiagnosis and Scarring alopecia
Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of
extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed
as alopecia totalis.
Researchers...read more »
Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average
percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans.
Some of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions include cicatrial...read more »
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