SCARRING ALOPECIA

Dr. DONOVAN'S RECENT ARTICLES  

  

Scarring alopecias are hair loss conditions that cause permanent hair loss on account of permanent scar tissue that forms beneath the scalp. There are many different types of scarring alopecias. 

 

A. Recent Articles on Lichen planopilaris (LPP)

May 24, 2018 - The Pathology of LPP: Lichenoid Change

May 21, 2018 - Scalp Biopsies for LPP: Wonderful when used properly

May 17, 2017 - LPP and the Eye

Apr 4, 2018 - If I use LDN for my LPP, what are the side effects?

Apr 4, 2018 - Why is my scalp so tender?

Apr 4, 2018 - Do the new biologic agents help or worsen LPP?

Mar 29, 2018 - LPP of Facial Hair

Mar 28, 2018 - The Many Presentations of LPP

Mar 14, 2018 - Low level laser therapy (LLLT) for LPP

Mar 1, 2018 - Normal vs "Compound" Follicles

Feb 25, 2018 - Sea of Singles in LPP

Feb 26, 2018 - Perifollicular redness in LPP

Feb 26 2018 - Scalp micro pigmentation in LPP

Feb 15, 2018 - LPP as a classical type of scarring alopecia

Feb 10, 2018 - Perifollicular scale in LPP

Jan 13, 2018 - Low Dose Naltrexone: Many Uses in Hair & Scalp Dermatology

Dec 22, 2017 - Are hair transplants possible for individuals with LPP?

Dec 15, 2017 - Low dose naltrexone for Lichen planopilaris

Nov 28, 2017 - Is hair dye safe for patients with LPP?

Nov 5, 2017 - Am I taking the right amount of Plaquenil?

Oct 18, 2017 - Lichen planus of the hair follicle (Lichen planopilaris)

Oct 14, 2017 - Follicular hyperkeratosis in LPP

Aug 31, 2017 - Is LPP caused by a fungus?

Aug 29, 2017 - Can hair transplant be done for LPP? If so, when?

Aug 9, 2017 - Partially treated Lichen Planopilaris

Jul 28, 2017 - The SOS Sign in Scarring Alopecia

Jul 27, 2017 - Oral immunosuppressants for LPP: Should I increase my dose?

Jul 10, 2017 - Do I have AGA or LPP? Who is right?

Jun 5, 2017: Perifollicular Scale in LPP

May 25, 2017 - A closer look at nail lichen planus

April 28, 2017 - Scarring Alopecia after Facelifts

April 9, 2017 - The Treatment of LPP: What are the options?

Mar 16, 2017 - LPP Under the Microscope

Mar 1, 2017 - Hormonal changes in LPP

Feb 28, 2017 - Stem cells in LPP

Feb 23, 2017 - The Histopathology of LPP

Feb 23, 2017 - Perifollicular Scaling in Lichen Planopilaris

Dec 9, 2016 - An overview of LPP

Aug 15, 2016 - LPP: A type of scarring alopecia

Aug 14, 2016 - LPP of the Beard Area

Aug 3, 2016 - Video on the Basics of Scarring Alopecia

Jul 25, 2016 - LPP: How does it appear after treatment has started?

Apr 11, 2016 - What are the most effective treatments for LPP?

Mar 24, 2016 - Are hair transplants possible for LPP?

Jul 27, 2015 - Scarring Alopecia and the Trichological Emergency

Jul 19, 2015 - Lonely Hairs in LPP

Dec 15, 2012 - Perifollicular scale in LPP

May 31, 2012 - Pioglitazone for Treating LPP

Jan 12, 2012  - Scarring Alopecia: Patient Insights

Dec 10, 2011 - Is my treatment for scarring alopecia really helping? Is the condition active?

Oct 11, 2011 - Perifollicular Scale: A Clue to the Diagnosis of Lichen Planopilaris

Sept 19, 2011 - Destruction of the Oil Glands in Scarring Alopecia

Sept 1, 2011 - The "Trichologic Emergency" in Patients with Scarring Alopecia

Jul 25, 2011 - Scalp trauma and hair loss: A look at breakdancing

 

B. Recent Articles on Frontal Fibrosing alopecia (FFA)

May 30, 2018 - Isotretinoin for Facial Papules in FFA

May 28, 2018 - What topical steroids are safe in FFA?

May 25, 2018 - Facial Papules in FFA: What is our current understanding?

Apr 21, 2018 - Perifollicular Erythema in FFA

Feb 28, 2018 - Rosacea and FFA: Is the incidence off rosacea increased in FFA?

Feb 20, 2018 - FFA: Often quieter looking that LPP

Feb 7, 2018 - Eyebrow loss in FFA: Options for Treatment

Dec 16, 2017 - FFA and the importance of finding 'baby hairs' 

Dec 10, 2017 - Are retinoids better than finasteride for FFA?

Dec 9, 2017 - Do I have FFA or not?

Aug 28, 2017 - Is my thin skin and visible veins due to my steroid ? 

Aug 17 2017 - Other than the front, what is affected?

Jul 7, 2017 - Minoxidil for FFA: Does it help?

Jul 6, 2017 - Is sunscreen use more common in men with FFA?

Jul 5, 2017 - Is sunscreen use more common in women with FFA?

Jul 4, 2017 - Does smoking prevent FFA?

Jun 16, 2017 - FFA of the Scalp

April 18, 2017 - Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: what does it mean?

Mar 3, 2017 - FFASI: A new Scoring System for FFA

Mar 1, 2017 - Hormonal Changes in FFA and LPP

Feb 28, 2017 - Scalp Sweating in FFA

Feb 22, 2017 - Sunscreens and FFA in Men: What is the connection?

Feb 21, 2017 - Sunscreens and FFA in Women: What is the connection?

Feb 3, 2017 - Pohl Pinkus Constrictions in FFA

Jan 20, 2017 - Hair transplant criteria for FFA

Nov 22, 2016 - Are other autoimmune conditions common in FFA?

Nov 17, 2016 - How do I know if my FFA is active?

Nov 11, 2016 - Redness around hairs in FFA: What does it mean?

Jul 12, 2015 - Ridging of the Forehead as a Sign of FFA

Jan 17, 2013 - Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: Do we need a new name?

Sept 26, 2011 - Hair transplants for FFA

 

C. Recent Articles on Discoid Lupus (DLE)

Apr 2, 2018 - Bacteria and Lupus: Is their a role?

Mar 5, 2018 - Trichoscopy of Late DLE

Mar 5, 2018 - Trichoscopy of Early DLE

Feb 28, 2018 - Follicular red dots in DLE

Feb 18, 2018  - Trichoscopy of DLE

Jan 14, 2018 - Discoid lupus

Jun 14 , 2017 - Early Discoid Lupus of the Scalp

Aug 13, 2012 - Hair loss and lupus: Could my hair loss be a sign of lupus?

 

D. Recent Articles on Dissecting Cellulitis

Ap4 20, 2018 - The early features of DSC

Feb 28, 2018 - DSC and Crohn's Disease

Dec 17, 2017 - Sinus tracts in dissecting cellulitis

Jul 14, 2017 - Yellow dots in dissecting cellulitis

Jul 13, 2017 - Healed sinus tracts in DSC

Jul 12, 2017 - Sinus tracts in DSC

Jul 10, 2017 -  A closer look at Dissecting Cellulitis

Sept 6, 2011 - A Closer Mimicker of Dissecting Cellulitis: Alopecic and Aseptic Nodules of the Scalp (AANS)

 

E. Recent Articles on Pseudopelade of Brocq (PPB)

Apr 16, 2018 - Pseudopelade of Brocq

Apr 13, 2018 - Pseudopelade of Brocq

Mar 29, 2017 - PPB (Pseudopelade of Brocq)

Mar 28, 2017 - Early PPB

Dec 9, 2016 - Pseudopelade compared to Alopecia areata

Dec 9, 2016 - PPB: A close mimicker of Alopecia Areata

 

F. Recent Articles on Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia

May 1, 2018 - Uterine Fibroids and CCCA

Mar 5, 2018 - Trichoscopy of CCCA: The Peripilar White-Grey Halo

Jan 21, 2018 - Increased risk of fibroids in women with CCCA

Feb 24, 2017 - Can CCCA occur in Children?

Feb 5, 2015 - Hair Transplantation for Women with CCCA

Oct 27, 2012 - An overview of CCCA

Jun 29, 2012 - CCCA and Diabetes Risk

 

G. Recent Articles on Folliculitis Decalvans

Mar 4, 2018 - Pulsed Azithromycin for FD

Mar 1, 2018 - Compound Follicles as a Clue to FD

Feb 28, 2018 - Isotretinoin for FD: Good or Very Good?

Feb 20, 2018 - Folliculitis Decalvans: Trichoscopy in Darker Skin

Jan 21, 2018 - Are hair transplants possible for Folliculitis Decalvans?

Jul 12, 2015 -  Photodynamic Therapy for Folliculitis Decalvans  

Jul 5, 2011- How many hairs come out of each pore?

 

H. General Scarring Alopecia Articles

May 31, 2018 - Top 25 Frequently Asked Questions about Scarring Alopecia

May 29, 2018 - How many stop Plaquenil due to side effects?

May 19, 2018 - Hair transplant 'test sessions' 

Apr 29, 2018 - Why is my scarring alopecia flaring again?

Apr 27, 2018 - The Compounding of Hair Follicles

Apr 20, 2018 - Methotrexate for Autoimmune Hair Loss

Apr 9, 2018 - What is meant by "atrophy" from steroid injections?

Mar 14, 2018 - Treating AKN with the 755 Alexandrite Laser

Feb 26, 2018 - Diagnostic Pearls for Scarring Alopecia

Feb 10, 2018 - Acquired Pili Torti

Feb 5, 2018 - Scarring alopecia: What do all the colors mean?

Feb 4, 2018 - Can I get steroid injections every month? What are the side effects?

Jan 26, 2018 - Can psoriasis cause scarring alopecia?

Dec 12, 2017 - Is advanced AGA a type of scarring alopecia?

Nov 22, 2017 - Scarring Alopecias cause Scarring

Oct 23, 2017 - Scarring alopecia from Hair dyes

Oct 22, 2017 - Hair Systems vs Wigs for Scarring Alopecia

July 21, 2017 - How do we reduce nausea when taking doxycycline?

Jul 18, 2017 - Tetracycines for Scarring Alopecia: Which one should I use?

May 17, 2017 - What is a scarring alopecia?

April 27, 2017 - Is my hair loss scarring or non scarring?

Mar 30, 2017 - The aggressive treatment of scarring alopecia

Mar 12, 2017 - Can I stop my immunosuppressives "cold turkey"?

Feb 13, 2017 - Scarring Alopecia: What happens on the surface?

Feb 7, 2017 - Will it be possible to heal wounds without scars?

Feb 1, 2017 - Can Antibiotics used to treat cicatricial alopecia cause weight gain?

Dec 6, 2016 - Sebaceous Glands in Scarring Alopecia

Nov 18, 2016 - The 'activity' of a scarring alopecia

Nov 18, 2016 - Monitoring Scarring Alopecia

Nov 13, 2016 - What are the causes of scalp burning?

Nov 11, 2016 - Can seborrheic dermatitis cause a scarring alopecia?

Oct 23, 2016 - Is there an epidemic of hair styling burns?

Aug 11, 2016 - Broken hair in scarring alopecia

Aug 3, 2016 - Video on the Basics of Scarring Alopecia

Jul 12, 2016 - Turmeric for scarring alopecia

May 22, 2016 - Scarring from Previous Surgery: What are all my options?

Dec 19, 2015 - Besides scarring alopecia, what causes a red scalp?

Jan 25, 2014 - Regrowth in Early Scarring Alopecia

Jun 9, 2012 - More Reports of Scarring Alopecia with EGFR Inhibitors

Dec 10, 2011 - Is my treatment for scarring alopecia really helping? Is the condition active?

 

 

 




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