Hair Therapy & Transplantation

Hair Therapy & Transplantation
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ISSN: 2167-0951

Zekayi Kucuktas

Department of Dermatology, Cerrahpasa Medical , Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

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    Cicatricial Alopecia: An Overview
    Author(s): Zekayi Kucuktas and Murat Kutlubay*

    Cicatricial Alopecia (CA) causes irreversible baldness and adversely influences mental self-assurance and confidence of the patient. Cicatricial alopecia prompts strong damage of the undifferentiated organisms in the hair follicle swell. Clinically, there is destruction of follicular holes, consistently in sketchy or central distrubition. A biopsy is confirmative, showing supplanting of follicles with fibrotic stellae and either fibrosis or hyalization of encompassing collagen. Cicatricial alopecias are isolated into two congregations as "essential" and "auxiliary" cicatricial alopecias. Essential cicatricial alopecia comprises a different congregation of provocative infections that has an obscure etiology. They lead to great loss of both hair shafts and noticeable follicular ostia and cause obsessive supplanting of follicular designs with stringy tissue. The auxil.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0951.21.11.172

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