Frontal fibrosing alopecia: a review of 60 cases.

  title={Frontal fibrosing alopecia: a review of 60 cases.},
  author={A. J. Macdonald and Colin Clark and Susan Holmes},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={67 5},
BACKGROUND Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is a variant of lichen planopilaris primarily affecting postmenopausal women, with a predilection for the frontotemporal hairline. OBJECTIVES We sought to examine possible causal associations and review the clinical features, natural history, and response to treatment of patients with FFA attending a specialist hair clinic. METHODS This was a case note review of 60 patients with FFA. RESULTS The number of patients with FFA seen has increased… CONTINUE READING


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