Foliculitis descalvante en el cuero cabelludo

La foliculitis decalvante causa cicatrización con pérdida de cabello (alopecia). Se presentan áreas de "mechones" (grupos de cabellos que sobresalen en el área afectada de alopecia), enrojecimiento (eritema), formación de costras y pústulas. La cicatrización grave causa pérdida de cabello permanente en las áreas afectadas.Foliculitis descalvante en el cuero cabelludo

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Last reviewed 10/14/2012 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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