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[Kossard frontal fibrosing alopecia in a man]

M Stockmeier, C Kunte, C A Sander, H Wolff
Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift Für Dermatologie, Venerologie, und Verwandte Gebiete 2002, 53 (6): 409-11
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In 1994 Steven Kossard described a new and peculiar type of hair loss that he named postmenopausal frontal fibrosing alopecia. In 6 elderly women he observed a symmetric regression of the frontal hair line. Often the eyebrows were also affected. Histology showed lichen planopilaris. There were no clinical signs of lichen planus on the rest of the body. Since the original description by Kossard, several cases of frontal fibrosing alopecia have been described--almost all of them in elderly women. We report a man with frontal fibrosing alopecia of the Kossard type.

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