Lichen planopilaris

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Lichen planopilaris
ICD-10 L66.1
ICD-9 697.0
DiseasesDB 32566

Lichen planopilaris is a form of hair loss which involves scarring.

It is a follicular form of lichen planus.[1]

It is considered to have an autoimmune cause.[2]

References

  1. DermNet scaly/lichen-planus
  2. Cevasco NC, Bergfeld WF, Remzi BK, de Knott HR (2007). "A case-series of 29 patients with lichen planopilaris: the Cleveland Clinic Foundation experience on evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment". J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 57 (1): 47–53. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2007.01.011. PMID 17467854.

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