Fibrosing alopecia in a pattern distribution: patterned lichen planopilaris or androgenetic alopecia with a lichenoid tissue reaction pattern?

@article{Zinkernagel2000FibrosingAI,
  title={Fibrosing alopecia in a pattern distribution: patterned lichen planopilaris or androgenetic alopecia with a lichenoid tissue reaction pattern?},
  author={Martin Zinkernagel and Ralph Michel Tr{\"u}eb},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={136 2},
  pages={205-11}
}
BACKGROUND Androgenetic alopecia is characterized by a defined area of progressive nonscarring alopecia. The clinical and histological findings in 15 women and 4 men with progressive scarring alopecia in a pattern distribution were studied. The results were evaluated and compared with clinicopathologic entities that feature scarring of the central scalp area, specifically, lichen planopilaris, pseudopelade, and follicular degeneration syndrome. OBSERVATIONS Patients developed progressive… CONTINUE READING