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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 89-90

Trichoscopy of noncicatricial pressure-induced alopecia resembling alopecia areata


1 Department of Dermatology, Instituto de Dermatologia Professor Rubem David Azulay, Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2 Department of Dermatology and Anatomic Pathology, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Francine Papaiordanou
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.188043

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Pressure-induced alopecia is an unusual cause of hair loss, and reports of its trichoscopic features are scarce. In this paper, we describe a case of pressure-induced alopecia in which trichoscopic and histopathological findings overlap with those described for alopecia areata.


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