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Frontal fibrosing alopecia in men: an association with facial moisturizers and sunscreens

Debroy Kidambi, A ; Dobson, K ; Holmes, S ; Carauna, D ; Del Marmol, V ; Vujovic, A ; Kaur, M R ; Takwale, A ; Farrant, P ; Champagne, C ; Harries, M ; Messenger, A G

The British journal of dermatology, July 2017, Vol.177(1), pp.260-261 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Frontal fibrosing alopecia in men: an association with facial moisturizers and sunscreens
  • Author: Debroy Kidambi, A ; Dobson, K ; Holmes, S ; Carauna, D ; Del Marmol, V ; Vujovic, A ; Kaur, M R ; Takwale, A ; Farrant, P ; Champagne, C ; Harries, M ; Messenger, A G
  • Description: Frontal fibrosing alopecia, described simply over two decades in the past, has come to be probably the most normally noticeable causes of scarring phalacrosis at several skilled hair clinics. Regarded a medical variant of lichen planopilaris (LPP), its uncommon components and associations that distinguish it from LPP. Despite the fact that largely affecting post-menopausal ladies, a small however growing number of guys and premenopausal ladies are affected. The spectrum of the ailment has accelerated from involvement of the frontal hairline and eyebrows, to potentially affecting the whole hairline, facial and body hair. Genetic and environmental motives were implicated however the aetiology remains uncertain. A range of cures had been used in management of the, however medical trials are required to set up effectiveness.
  • Is Part Of: The British journal of dermatology, July 2017, Vol.177(1), pp.260-261
  • Identifier: E-ISSN: 1365-2133 ; PMID: 28112792 Version:1 ; DOI: 10.1111/bjd.15311
  • Subjects: Alopecia -- Chemically Induced ; Cosmetics -- Adverse Effects
  • Language: English

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