Alopecia Areata

Why is this alopecia areata ? There is a well-defined area of hair loss, no scaling, no scarring, no breakage of hair at different length. Differential diagnosis? Trichotillomania Tineacapitis (non – inflammatory) Syphilis Androgenetic Alopecia Pseudopelade of Brocq Telogen Effluvium Traumatic Alopecia Alopecia Mucinosa Cong Triangular Alopecia Metastatic malignancies Synonyms? Alopecia areata is sometimes known […]

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 Scalp Dermatoses

Scalp Dermatoses

An overview of scalp dermatoses in a tertiary care institute Ramesh, Sampath et al https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4529.IntJResDermatol20201575 Pearls: Most Common Age Group: Pediatric and Adolescents (51%) Scalp lesions are approximately Two times more common in Men Most common Symptoms: Itching (53.5%)  followed by hair loss (46.5%) Most common site: Parietal region Psoriatic lesions of scalp, Alopecia areata, […]

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