How to Treat Alopecia Front Fibrosing

Written by: Dra. Aurora Guerra Tapia
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Alopecia is a throwback Front Fibrosing hair of frontotemporal start which later spread to the entire edge of hairline slowly progressive.

This pathology is characterized by follicular hyperkeratosis of the hair affected, perifollicular erythema variable and scarring, which produces an irreversible alopecia. Furthermore, in 75% of cases there concomitantly alopecia eyebrows, 25% hair loss, and in 3% of eyelashes.

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Causes of Alopecia Front Fibrosing

The factor that causes Alopecia remains unknown Front Fibrosing. Biopsies show similar to lichen planus pillar characteristics, what is considered a variant of location specific. However, no signs lichen planus seen in locations such as nails or mucous membranes, which are common.


Treatment of Alopecia Front Fibrosing

The goal of treatment of Alopecia Front Fibrosing is to halt its advance. The best results are with the combination of different drugs, topical treatments and mesotherapy.

After stopping the disease you can perform a surgical treatment microinjerto hair.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Aurora Guerra Tapia

Specialist Medical-Surgical Dermatology and Venereology. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery with the number one in his class and 20 Distinction, also obtained excellent cum laude in the Degree of Doctor of the Faculty of Medicine at the Complutense University of Madrid. He is currently Head of the Dermatology at the Hospital October 12 and Professor of Dermatology at the Complutense University of Madrid.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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