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Image Number 2310 (Pseudopelade of Brocq)

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Diagnosis: Pseudopelade of Brocq

Site: Scalp

Sex: F

Age: 26


Description: Localized cicatricial alopecia.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Pseudopelade of Brocq is a scarring alopecia in absence of identified causative agent. It may be the end stage for lichen planus or lupus erythematosus. The presented case is a young lady with 3-year-history of localized scarring alopecia involved the scalp with no apparent cause. 

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