Psoriatic alopecia - fact or fiction? A clinicohistopathologic reappraisal.

@article{Silva2012PsoriaticA,
  title={Psoriatic alopecia - fact or fiction? A clinicohistopathologic reappraisal.},
  author={Claudine Yap Silva and Katherine Brown and Amal K Kurban and Meera Mahalingam},
  journal={Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology},
  year={2012},
  volume={78 5},
  pages={611-9}
}
BACKGROUND The incidence of psoriatic alopecia in psoriatic patients is underwhelming, given the prevalence of psoriasis in the North American population. Recently, a 60-year-old Albanian female, lacking a significant medical history for psoriasis, presented to our clinic with a 1-year history of "dandruff" associated with itch, hair thinning, and histopathologic evidence consistent with prior reports of "psoriatic alopecia." AIMS The absence of preceding or concomitant psoriasis suggests… CONTINUE READING
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