| SYMPOSIUM-HAIR DISORDERS
|Year : 2013 | Volume
| Issue : 5 | Page : 576--590
What's new in cicatricial alopecia?
Sunil Dogra, Rishu Sarangal
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Scalp hairs complete the body self-image and patients with alopecia suffer from overt disfiguration, leading to psychosocial embarrassment and significant lack of self-esteem. Hence an early diagnosis and an aggressive treatment in the case of active hair loss are crucial in the management of scarring alopecia. This review presents a comprehensive study of newer theories in aetiopathogenesis, evolving diagnostic modalities and a step ladder approach in management of primary cicatricial alopecia.
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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