Scarring alopecia

R. C. Newton, A. A. Hebert, T. W. Freese, A. R. Solomon

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The scarring alopecias are a diverse group of diseases characterized by the combination of follicular destruction and dermal scarring. In this article we divide scarring alopecias into three broad categories, pediatric diseases, perifollicular lymphocytic diseases, and folliculopustular diseases, and discuss selected entities from each category.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)603-618
Number of pages16
JournalDermatologic Clinics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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Newton, R. C., Hebert, A. A., Freese, T. W., & Solomon, A. R. (1987). Scarring alopecia. Dermatologic Clinics, 5(3), 603-618.