A clinicopathologic study of scarring alopecia due to lichen planus: comparison with scarring alopecia in discoid lupus erythematosus and pseudopelade.

@article{Annessi1999ACS,
  title={A clinicopathologic study of scarring alopecia due to lichen planus: comparison with scarring alopecia in discoid lupus erythematosus and pseudopelade.},
  author={Giorgio Annessi and G Lombardo and Tommaso Gobello and Pietro Puddu},
  journal={The American Journal of dermatopathology},
  year={1999},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          324-31
        }
}
  • Giorgio Annessi, G Lombardo, +1 author Pietro Puddu
  • Published in
    The American Journal of…
    1999
  • Medicine
  • The clinicohistologic findings in 68 patients with lichen planus scarring alopecia (LP) were compared with those of 25 patients with discoid lupus erythematosus of the scalp (DLE) and 25 with pseudopelade (PP). The combination of diffuse scaling, erythema, telangiectases, and mottled hyperpigmentation within areas of scarring alopecia was a distinctive feature of DLE, whereas the clinical picture of PP was indistinguishable from that seen in 29 patients with LP. In most patients with LP, the… CONTINUE READING

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