Lonely Hair

A receding hairline is a distinctly masculine trait.  Females can occasionally develop it in a condition called frontal fibrosing alopecia. However in females, this is not hereditary and is a variant of a condition called ‘lichen planopilaris’. Lonely hair is a clinical sign in this condition(1). What a cute name for a clinical sign!

(1) Lonely Hair: A Clue to the Diagnosis of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia. Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(10):1240. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.261

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AI, machine learning & digital health consultant at SkinHelpDesk
Techie Dermatologist, Information Systems PhD, 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 PhD, Supporter of Open-Source Software, Machine Learning and AI geek, loves cricket, Canadian wine and beer. [Resume]

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