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Lichen planopilaris
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 L66.1
ICD-9 697.0
DiseasesDB 32566

Lichen planopilaris (also known as "Acuminatus," "Follicular lichen planus," "Lichen planus follicularis," and "Peripilaris"[1]) is a form of hair loss which involves scarring, a follicular form of lichen planus[2], and is considered to have an autoimmune cause.[3][4]

See also


  1. ^ Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0071380760; p. 467
  2. ^ DermNet scaly/lichen-planus
  3. ^ Cevasco NC, Bergfeld WF, Remzi BK, de Knott HR (2007). "A case-series of 29 patients with lichen planopilaris: the Cleveland Clinic Foundation experience on evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment". J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 57 (1): 47–53. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2007.01.011. PMID 17467854.  
  4. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0, p. 223.  

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