• frontal fibrosin
  • Even though this "fringe sign" is considered a useful clinical marker of this condition, cases of frontal fibrosing alopecia presenting with an unusual retention of the hairline (pseudo-fringe sign) have been described. (wikipedia.org)
  • Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia is the frontotemporal hairline recession and eyebrow loss in postmenopausal women that is associated with perifollicular erythema, especially along the hairline. (wikipedia.org)
  • Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia has been most often reported in post-menopausal women with higher levels of affluence and a negative smoking history. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the pathogenesis of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia is poorly understood, autoimmune reaction and hormonal factors may play a role. (wikipedia.org)
  • In one study, the use of anti-androgens (finasteride or dutasteride) was associated with improvement in 47% and stabilization in 53% of patients Recently, successful treatment of facial papules in patients with frontal fibrosing alopecia was described with oral isotretinoin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Macdonald A, Clark C, Holmes S. Frontal fibrosing alopecia: a review of 60 cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Banka N, Mubki T, Bunagan MJ, Mcelwee K, Shapiro J. Frontal fibrosing alopecia: a retrospective clinical review of 62 patients with treatment outcome and long-term follow-up. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pirmez R, Donati A, Valente NS, SodrĂ© CT, Tosti A. Glabellar red dots in frontal fibrosing alopecia: a further clinical sign of vellus follicle involvement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depression of the frontal veins: A new clinical sign of frontal fibrosing alopecia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pirmez R, Duque-Estrada B, Donati A, Campos-do-Carmo G, Valente NS, Romiti R, SodrĂ© CT, Tosti A. Clinical and dermoscopic features of lichen planus pigmentosus in 37 patients with frontal fibrosing alopecia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Frontal fibrosing alopecia: a multicenter review of 355 patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pirmez R, Duque-Estrada B, Barreto T, Quintella DC, Cuzzi T. Successful Treatment of Facial Papules in Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia with Oral Isotretinoin. (wikipedia.org)
  • baldness
  • Alopecia areata , a fairly common disorder of unknown cause characterized by sharply outlined patches of sudden complete baldness, is also usually temporary. (britannica.com)
  • Psychogenic alopecia, also called over-grooming or psychological baldness, is a compulsive behavior that affects domestic cats. (wikipedia.org)
  • genetic
  • Strong evidence of genetic association with increased risk for alopecia areata was found by studying families with two or more affected members. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, alopecia areata shares genetic risk factors with other autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis , type 1 diabetes , and celiac disease . (wikipedia.org)
  • Genetic factors may contribute to AU as approximately 20% of those affected have a family member with alopecia. (wikipedia.org)
  • susceptible
  • It was only recently after ongoing episodic thrush outbreaks and further study have I read that due to my immune disorder (alopecia) that I am more susceptible to thrush outbreaks. (medhelp.org)
  • Treatments
  • The efficacy of treatments should be considered because while treatment are believed to stimulate hair growth there is no evidence it will impact the coarse of alopecia itself. (headcovers.com)
  • Here is a look at 10 documented alopecia treatments, classified into two categories. (headcovers.com)
  • adults
  • We want our CAP Kids to be stronger teens and productive adults and the advocates for Alopecia in the future. (causes.com)
  • cause
  • A possible leading cause to Alopecia Areata would be stress, as it can impact the body and cause-specific nourishing cells to die and lead to the immune system turning against specific cells and parts of your body, including your hair follicles. (thebarbr.com)
  • There are all sorts of things that could cause Alopecia Areata. (thebarbr.com)
  • Alopecia can cause emotional distress, but using a wig or shaving the head can ease these difficulties. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In rabbits, dermatophytosis is a prime cause of alopecia in young, newly weaned specimens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dermatophytosis as a cause of alopecia is common in cats, too, and in long-haired varieties, dermatophytic pseudomycetomas may be to blame. (wikipedia.org)