alopecia

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loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers

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Brocq's Alopecia (Pseudopelade of Brocq) and End-stage Cicatricial Alopecia.
Also known as scarring alopecia, cicatricial alopecia is a form of hair loss in women and men marked by scarring of the scalp where the source of the hair follicle is destroyed.
Her presentation reviewed treatment for key conditions including seborrheic dermatitis, alopecia, central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia, hair transplants and acne keloidalis, as well as advances in laser hair removal for pseudofolliculitis barbae.
To Benefit Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation
Another form of hair loss common in dark-skin individuals that can be more difficult to treat is central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA).