Lichen Planopilaris vs Seborrheic Dermatitis

Does Improvement with Corticosteroids or Dandruff Shampoos Help in Diagnosis?

I just posted a new answer to this week’s “Question of the Week.” I was asked whether improvement with topical steroid shampoos or improvement with dandruff shampoos helped in deciding whether a patient might have seborrheic dermatitis or lichen planopilaris.

The full answer to this week’s question can be read here:

Seborrheic Dermatitis vs Lichen Planopilaris: Which do I have?


Dr. Jeff Donovan is a Canadian and US board certified dermatologist specializing exclusively in hair loss. To schedule a consultation, please call the Whistler office at 604.283.1887



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