Scalp Psoriasis

This patient with extensive frontal recession of pattern alopecia complained of recent onset hair loss from the vertex. On examination patient had scalp psoriasis. The hair scope examination showed characteristic follicular thinning of pattern alopecia but pictures 2 and 3 also showed characteristic scalp changes. This underlines the need to carefully look for scalp disorders even in extensive pattern alopecia.

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Bell Eapen

Techie Dermatologist, Information Systems Ph.D. candidate at McMaster U, Supporter of Open-Source Software, Machine Learning and AI geek,loves cricket, Canadian wine and beer. [Resume]
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Techie Dermatologist, Information Systems Ph.D. candidate at McMaster U, Supporter of Open-Source Software, Machine Learning and AI geek, loves cricket, Canadian wine and beer. [Resume]

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