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  • 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, Sodré 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, Sodré CT, Tosti A. Clinical and dermoscopic features of lichen planus pigmentosus in 37 patients with frontal fibrosing alopecia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kossard S. Postmenopausal frontal fibrosing alopecia: scarring alopecia in a pattern distribution. (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)
  • hairs
  • In alopecia areata, trichoscopy shows regularly distributed "yellow dots" (hyperkeratotic plugs), small exclamation-mark hairs, and "black dots" (destroyed hairs in the hair follicle opening). (wikipedia.org)
  • Triangular alopecia (also known as "Temporal alopecia" and "Temporal triangular alopecia") (TTA) is hair loss that may be congenital but usually appears in childhood as a focal patch of loss that may be complete or leaving fine vellus hairs behind. (wikipedia.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)
  • There are no FDA-approved treatments for alopecia, but some medical professionals prescribe off-label treatments. (headcovers.com)
  • Here is a look at 10 documented alopecia treatments, classified into two categories. (headcovers.com)
  • 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)
  • typically
  • Ferret adrenal disease is extremely common and is the most common cause of alopecia in ferrets, typically affecting middle-aged specimens between three and seven years old. (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)
  • cats
  • Dermatophytosis as a cause of alopecia is common in cats, too, and in long-haired varieties, dermatophytic pseudomycetomas may be to blame. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Canine pinnal alopecia is most common in dachshunds, but others, such as Chihuahuas, Boston terriers, whippets and Italian greyhounds, may also be vulnerable. (wikipedia.org)
  • problem
  • If you're looking for a natural solution to your Alopecia problem, then you'll be happy to know there are quite a few things you can try . (thebarbr.com)