(Last Updated On: December 13, 2018)
Authors: Antoninette Vanessa Chateau BSc, MBChB, DCH, FcDerm, MMedSci and Prof Ncoza Cordelia Dlova,MBChB, FCDer., PhD

Abstract

A 47 yr old black female of African descent presented
with a one-year history of hair loss involving the frontotemporal hairline . This was preceded by a 6-month history of hyperpigmentation of the face and other sun exposed areas such as the arms and v-neck line. There was
no history of using chemical hair straighteners, drugs, contact
dermatitis, lupus or HIV infection.

 

Citation

Chateau, AV. (2017). Frontal fibrosing alopecia and lichen planus pigmentosus in an African female. Journal of the Philippine Dermatological Society, 26(2), 86-87.

 

Keywords

Frontal Fibrosing, Alopecia, lichen

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