A New Subtype of Lichen Planopilaris Affecting Vellus Hairs and Clinically Mimicking Androgenetic Alopecia.

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BACKGROUND Lichen planopilaris (LPP) is a follicular variant of lichen planus. A new subtype of LPP mimicking androgenetic alopecia (AGA) may be misdiagnosed. Inappropriate medical therapy or hair transplantation may exacerbate this subtype. OBJECTIVE To introduce clinicopathologic findings of a new subtype of LPP that selectively affects vellus hair in… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000000865

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@article{Abbasi2016ANS, title={A New Subtype of Lichen Planopilaris Affecting Vellus Hairs and Clinically Mimicking Androgenetic Alopecia.}, author={Ali Abbasi and Kambiz Kamyab-Hesari and Ramin Rabbani and Farzaneh Mollaee and Sheida Abbasi}, journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]}, year={2016}, volume={42 10}, pages={1174-80} }