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Scarring alopecia: Scarring alopecia refers to permanent hair loss due to a disorder that causes damage and permanent scarring of the hair follicles. See detailed information below for a list of 20 causes of Scarring alopecia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Scarring alopecia mentioned in various sources:
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