Primary Cicatricial Alopecia: Clinical Features and Management

Elizabeth K. Ross, MD


Dermatology Nursing. 2007;19(2):137-143. 

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Surgical Correction of Burnt-Out Cicatricial Alopecia

In patients who have cosmetically bothersome, burnt-out disease — which may be defined as asymptomatic, clinically inactive, stable hair loss for 2 years — hair transplantation and/or scalp reduction is a therapeutic option. The choice of the surgical approach is best done by the surgeon who will explain the pros and cons of the options to the patient.


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