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Pohl-Pinkus Constrictions in FFA

Pohl-Pinkus Constrictions in FFA

Pohl Pinkus constructions or monikethrix-like constrictions are characterized by thinner areas of the hair shaft due to reduced matrix activity. This dermatoscopic finding is common is alopecia areata, and can also be seen in scarring alopecia (shown here), congenital hypotrichosis, and with some chemotherapies

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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