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  Indian J Med Microbiol
 

Figure 1: (a) The clinical appearance of the scalp of the lichen planopilaris patient is shown. An erythematous plaque with hair loss, which contained tufted hair with perifollicular scales, was seen between two linear surgical scars. No erosive lesions, crusts, or pustules were observed. (b) Perifollicular erythema, hyperkeratosis, and the loss of follicular ostia were seen on dermatoscopy

Figure 1: (a) The clinical appearance of the scalp of the lichen planopilaris patient is shown. An erythematous plaque with hair loss, which contained tufted hair with perifollicular scales, was seen between two linear surgical scars. No erosive lesions, crusts, or pustules were observed. (b) Perifollicular erythema, hyperkeratosis, and the loss of follicular ostia were seen on dermatoscopy