Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia and Vitiligo: Coexistence or True Association?

  title={Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia and Vitiligo: Coexistence or True Association?},
  author={Alexandros C Katoulis and Konstantina D Diamanti and Dimitrios Sgouros and Aikaterini Liakou and Antigoni Alevizou and Evangelia Bozi and Vasileia Damaskou and Ioannis G. Panayiotides and Dimitris Rigopoulos},
  journal={Skin appendage disorders},
  volume={2 3-4},
Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is a primary lymphocytic cicatricial alopecia characterized by a progressive band-like recession of the frontotemporal hairline and frequent loss of the eyebrows. It predominantly affects postmenopausal women. Coexistence of FFA and vitiligo is rarely reported in the literature. We retrospectively studied 20 cases diagnosed with FFA in a 14-month period in our Department. Among them, there were 2 cases, a 72-year-old woman and a 48-year-old man, who developed… CONTINUE READING