Frontal Fibrosing AlopeciaSusan Mehboob Holmes*
Department of Dermatology, Alan Lyell Centre for Dermatology, Glasgow, UK
- Corresponding Author:
- Susan Mehboob Holmes
Department of Dermatology
Alan Lyell Centre for Dermatology
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Received date: January 17, 2017; Accepted date: February 21, 2017; Published date: February 28, 2017
Citation: Holmes SM (2017) Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia. Pigmentary Disorders 4:257. doi:10.4172/2376-0427.1000257
Copyright: © 2017 Holmes SM. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Frontal fibrosing alopecia, described simply over two decades in the past, has come to be probably the most normally noticeable causes of scarring phalacrosis at several skilled hair clinics. Regarded a medical variant of lichen planopilaris (LPP), its uncommon components and associations that distinguish it from LPP. Despite the fact that largely affecting post-menopausal ladies, a small however growing number of guys and premenopausal ladies are affected. The spectrum of the ailment has accelerated from involvement of the frontal hairline and eyebrows, to potentially affecting the whole hairline, facial and body hair. Genetic and environmental motives were implicated however the aetiology remains uncertain. A range of cures had been used in management of the, however medical trials are required to set up effectiveness.