cicatricial alopecia

alopecia cicatrisata hair loss associated with scarring, usually irreversible and found on the scalp. It may be secondary to a process such as cancer, a burn, infection, or sarcoidosis or due to a primary disease process such as Graham Little syndrome, lichen planus follicularis, or pseudopelade.

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  • cicatricial — Relating to a scar. * * * cic·a·tri·cial .sik ə trish əl adj relating to or having the character of a cicatrix <excision of a cicatricial lesion> * * * adj. associated with scarring. For example, cicatricial alopecia is a type of baldness… …   Medical dictionary

  • cicatricial — adj. associated with scarring. For example, cicatricial alopecia is a type of baldness associated with scarring (see alopecia) …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Alopecia — Baldness. There are many types of alopecia, each with a different cause. Alopecia may be localized to the front and top of the head as in common male pattern baldness. It may be patchy as in a condition called alopecia areata. Or it can involve… …   Medical dictionary

  • alopecia — baldness; n. absence of hair from areas where it normally grows. Non scarring alopecias include common baldness in men, which is familial, and androgenetic alopecia in women, in which the hair loss is associated with increasing age. Acute hair… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Androgenic alopecia — Classification and external resources Androgenic alopecia in a male ICD 10 L64 …   Wikipedia

  • Noncicatricial alopecia — Classification and external resources ICD 10 L63 L65 Noncicatricial alopecia is a nonscarring hair loss.[1] Causes Causes of noncicatricial alopecia include …   Wikipedia

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