Korean J Dermatol.  2005 Jul;43(7):976-978.

A Case of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

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  • 1Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea. uwon313@ewha.ac.kr

Abstract

Frontal fibrosing alopecia is considered to be a clinical variant of lichen planopilaris. This condition is characterized by progressive frontal hairline recession associated with scarring. Frontal fibrosing alopecia has become an increasingly recognized distinct clinical entity in recent years. We report a typical case of frontal fibrosing alopecia and review the pertinent literature.

Keyword

Frontal fibrosing alopecia

MeSH Terms

Alopecia*
Cicatrix
Lichens
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