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Broken hairs in scarring alopecia

"Broken" hairs have blunted, straight or jagged ends. In contrast to newly growing hair, they are not pointed.

This particular photo shows a broken hair in a patient with lichen planopilaris.


Dr. Jeff Donovan is a Canadian and US board certified dermatologist specializing exclusively in hair loss. To schedule a consultation, please call the Vancouver office at 604.283.9299



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