Scalp Psoriasis

This patient with an extensive frontal recession of pattern alopecia complained of recent onset hair loss from the vertex. On examination, the 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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