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Frontal fibrosing alopecia

Frontal fibrosing alopecia is a term given to the frontotemporal hairline recession and eyebrow loss in postmenopausal women that is associated with perifollicular erythema, especially along the hairline.[1]:648 It is considered to be a clinical variant of lichen planopilaris.[2]

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  1. ^ Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.
  2. ^ Lacarrubba, F; Micali, G; Tosti, A (Mar 18, 2013). "Absence Of Vellus Hair In The Hairline: A Videodermatoscopic Feature Of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia.". The British journal of dermatology 169 (2): 473–4. PMID 23496000. doi:10.1111/bjd.12316. 

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